Pete Rawlings

Pete Rawlings

Politician + Teacher + President
Born Mar 17, 1937

Howard Peters "Pete" Rawlings was an American politician who was the first African American to chair the powerful Appropriations Committee in the Maryland House of Delegates. Rawlings was one of three delegates serving the 40th legislative district, which lies in the central, northwest section of Baltimore City.… Read More

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1937 Birth Delegate Rawlings was born in Baltimore on March 17, 1937 to Howard Toussaint and Beatrice Peters Rawlings. … Read More


1969 32 Years Old Rawlings was a professor of mathematics at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County from 1969-1972. … Read More


1979 42 Years Old Delegate Rawlings was a member of Maryland's House of Delegates from January 10, 1979 until his death on November 14, 2003.


1992 55 Years Old He was appointed chairman of the Appropriations Committee in 1992. … Read More


1999 62 Years Old In 1999, after Kurt Schmoke, Baltimore's three-term mayor, decided not to seek re-election, Rawlings started a search for Baltimore's next mayor. … Read More
2003 66 Years Old 1 More Event
Delegate Rawlings succumbed to cancer on November 14, 2003. … Read More
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