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Posted at 2:35 PM ET, 06/26/2010

Md. Del. D. Page Elmore dies

By Chris Stanford

SALISBURY, Md. -- The family of Republican Del. D. Page Elmore says he has died. He was 71.

Family members say Elmore died Saturday after battling a recurring cancer. He was being treated at Peninsula Regional Medical Center.

The family says that District 38A has "lost a remarkable man" who was a loving husband, father and grandfather. They say he dedicated the last eight years to providing farmers, watermen and others with a strong voice in Annapolis.

Elmore, who served as chairman of the Eastern Shore Delegation, had announced last week that he would not seek a third term representing his Lower Eastern Shore district.

In a statement, Maryland Gov. Martin O'Malley said Elmore served the people of the Eastern Shore honorably and his service in the House of Delegates will be missed.

-- Associated Press

By Chris Stanford  | June 26, 2010; 2:35 PM ET
Categories:  Maryland  
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Family of Mr. Elmore I am sorry for your loss. Washington Post thanks for letting us be aware.

Posted by: CTaylor42 | June 27, 2010 3:32 AM | Report abuse

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