State's Attorney Arthur A. Marshall Jr., 48, of 10904 Dower House Ct., Upper Marlboro, is a Democrat. Marshall received his BA degree from Rutgers University in 1951. After being wounded in Korea, he attended Georgetown University Graduate School of Government and Georgetown Law School, receiving his degree in 1958. In 1962, he was elected state's attorney, a position he has held continously, to the present time. He received the National District Attorneys Association Distinguished Service Award as the country's outstanding prosecutor in 1973. He has serves as county chairman for the Heart Fund. He is presently vice president of the National District Attorneys Association, past president of the Maryland State's Attorneys' Association and is a member of the Governor's addition, he has been admitted to practice before the Supreme Court of the United States and is a member of the executive committee of the Prince George's County Bar Association, as well as being a member of the Maryland State and American Bar associations. Sheriff
James V. Aluisi, 32, of 6100 Westchester Park Dr., College Park, is a Democrat. Aluisi served in the Sheriff's Department for 11 years, during which time he was promoted to the rank of captain under the county merit system. As an officer, Aluisi served as section commander in every phase of departmental operation. In 1975, he conducted the only security survey made of court facilities. Aluisi graduated from Prince George's Police Academy, the U.S. Marshal's Security School, the Maryland Police Training Commission's Administrative Officer School, Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs State and Local Officers Seminars and the University of Maryland Public Administration School.
Kenneth P. Monti, 37, of 9622 Small Dr., Clinton, is a Republican. Monti, the father of two, has been a self-employed business and tax counselor since 1967 and president and chairman of the board of Gem Mailing Inc., Lanham, since 1974. Monti served as first constable (sheriff) of Barre, Vt., in the late '60s and early '70s, where he attended law enforcement courses prior to moving to Prince George's County.Active in state, county and local GOP organizations, he holds memberships in the Elks, American Legion and Masonic Lodge and is an accredited representative of the Active Corps of Executives, SBA, Washington. After serving in the Navy for 81/2 years, Monti was discharges as a disabled veteran in 1967. His educational background includes business administration, accounting, political science and law, and he is currently enrolled in a paralegal program.
Clerk of the Circuit Court Gerd R. Cochras, 47, of 17105 Fairway View La, Upper Marlboro, is a Republican. The position of clerk of the Circuit Court primarily entails administrative abilities and the talent to deal with people. My background in these areas emanates from my experience as president of Marlboro Meadows Civic Association for two years, activities in church work, Red Cross volunteer during the Korean and Vietnam wars caring for returning wounded soldiers, president of wives' clubs in Virginia and Italy and guest house manager. All of the positions entailed administrative and supervisory functions. I will enjoy tremendously making many difficult decisions and dealing diplomatically with all types of people.
Norman L. Pritchett, 44, of Brandywine, is Democrat. Incumbent clerk of the Circuit Court for Prince George's County. Have held position since receiving judicial appointment Dec. 15, 1975. Three years administrative experience as clerk of court. Prior background of accounting. Three years of working with the judiciary as well as many county and state agencies. Member of State of Maryland Court Clerk's Association and many Democratic clubs. Attended courses at the University of Maryland under the Court Management Institute. Attended nationwide course in data processing implementation of criminal justice system. Have been successful in obtaining job reclassifications for employes. Prince George's County Clerk's Officer awarded its first federal grant to aid in Family Court support collection unit.
Judge of the Orphan's Court (Vote for 3)
Jo Ann M. Jugel, 32, of 13320 Overbrook La, Bowie, is a Republican. I and a registered nurse and a resident of the county for 16 years. I have a BS in nursing from Russell Sage (N.Y.). Was twice nominated for Outstanding Woman of Bowie. Involved on the local level with the Bowie Health Conter, Inc, the PTA, and race track traffic problems. Married with two children.
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C. Philip Nichols Jr, 31, of 420 Montgomery St, Laurel, is a Democrat. Nichols is a practicing attorney in Laurel. He is a member of the American, Maryland and Prince George's County bar associations as well as the Association of Trial Lawyers of America. A former law clerk to the Hon. Ernest A. Loveless Jr., chief judge of the 7th Circuit of Maryland, he was appointed a judge of the Orphan's Court in 1977. he has [WORD ILLEGIBLE] for the Community Services Program of Prince George's Community College, teaching courses on estates and trusts law. He has served the county as a justice of the peace and District Court commissioner.
Mary T. O'Mare, 65, of 4921 42nd PL, Hyattsville, is a Democrat. For five years I assisted my husband, an attorney, in his law office. There I learned the names and meaning of all the terms in probate work. After my husband's death in 1965, I was eemployed by the bar association to run the office for leal aid and lawyer referral. This was a very vital education for me. In 1966, I was elected by the people of Prince George's County to judge of Orphan's Court. I was elected again in 1970 and 1974 and made chief judge of Orphan's Court each term.
Now I have had 12 full and wonderful years on the bench and this qualified me more than anything to seek election again in 1978. The people will be served well by me and I will give the utmost service to all.
Steven I. Platt, 31, of 8209 Sonar Rd, Clinton, is a Democrat. I believe I am qualified for the office of judge of the Orphan's Court by virtue of my education, training and temperament. I am an attorney in private practice in Oxon Hill. I am also a former law clerk to the chief judge of the 7th Circuit of Maryland. Presently I serve as chairman of the Prince George's County Human Relations Commission, which is a quasi-judicial body. In that position and in my profession, I have demonstrated the administrative ability, management skills and judicial temperament required of a judge of the Orphan's Court. Register of Wills
Callie Mac Heffron, 57, of 2806 64th Ave., Cheverly, is a Democrat. I was elected four years ago as the judge of the Orphan's Court and service in that capacity prepared me for this type of position. The register, in essence, is a clerk to the Orphan's Court as well as a collector of the inheritance tax for the State of Maryland. We are responsible to the comptroller of the State of Maryland for those taxes. I have an accounting background, which is very necessary. I am presently serving as the register of wills after being appointed in September 1977.
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