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Harry Hughes
Maryland Governor Harry Hughes speaking at Fort Belvoir, Feb 16, 1988.jpg
Governor Hughes speaking at Fort Belvoir, February 1988
57th Governor of Maryland
In office
January 17, 1979 – January 21, 1987
Lieutenant Samuel Bogley
J. Joseph Curran, Jr.
Preceded by Marvin Mandel
Succeeded by William Donald Schaefer
Personal details
Born
Harry Roe Hughes

(1926-11-13)November 13, 1926
Easton, Maryland, U.S.
Died March 13, 2019(2019-03-13) (aged 92)
Denton, Maryland, U.S.
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Patricia Donoho
Children Ann and Elizabeth
Alma mater George Washington University

Harry Roe Hughes (November 13, 1926 – March 13, 2019) was an American politician. He was a member of the Democratic Party. Hughes was the 57th Governor of Maryland from 1979 to 1987.

Hughes died at his home in Denton, Maryland from pneumonia-related problems on March 13, 2019 at the age of 92.

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