William Donald Schaefer facts for kids
William Donald Schaefer
|58th Governor of Maryland|
January 21, 1987 – January 18, 1995
|Preceded by||Harry Hughes|
|Succeeded by||Parris Glendening|
|44th Mayor of Baltimore|
January 1, 1971 – January 26, 1987
|Preceded by||Thomas D'Alesandro|
|Succeeded by||Clarence H. Burns|
|32nd Comptroller of Maryland|
January 25, 1999 – January 22, 2007
|Preceded by||Robert L. Swann|
|Succeeded by||Peter Franchot|
|Born||November 2, 1921
Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.
|Died||April 18, 2011
Catonsville, Maryland, U.S.
|Cause of death||Pneumonia|
|Alma mater||The Baltimore City College ("magnet" public high school)
University of Baltimore (Law School)
United States Army (1942–1946)United States Army Reserves (1946–1979)
|Years of service||1942–1979|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
William Donald Schaefer (November 2, 1921 – April 18, 2011) was an American politician. He was a Democrat. He was the 44th Mayor of Baltimore from December 1971 to January 1987, the 58th Governor of Maryland from January 21, 1987 to January 18, 1995. He also was the 32nd Comptroller of Maryland from January 20, 1999 to January 17, 2007.
On September 12, 2006, Schaefer lost his reelection bid for a third term as Comptroller by Maryland Delegate Peter Franchot in the Democratic Party primary.
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