U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes

The Harvard Club of Washington, D.C. to
 Honor U.S. Senator Paul Sarbanes as the
2005 Public Service Award Recipient

On Wednesday, November 16, 2005 the Harvard Club of Washington will honor Senator Sarbanes from 12:00 p.m.-2:00 p.m. at the University Club, 1135 16th Street NW. For more information, please contact Christine Warnke at (202)637-5645**

The son of Greek immigrants and born in Salisbury, Maryland, Senator Sarbanes has had a distinguished public service career. After graduating from Wicomico Senior High School he attended Princeton University, was selected as a Rhodes Scholar, and then received a LLB degree from Harvard Law School. While at Harvard, he served as graduate secretary of Phillips Brooks House, the Harvard-Radcliffe volunteer service organization.

Elected to the U.S. Senate in 1976, he was re-elected in 1982, 1988, 1994, and 2000. Currently, Senator Sarbanes erves as the Ranking Member of the Senate Committee on Banking, Housing and Urban Affairs. He also serves on the Joint Economic Committee, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, the Senate Committee on the Budget, and is Chairman of the Maryland Congressional Delegation.

He was a three-term member of the United States House of Representatives, first elected on November 3, 1970 to the 92nd Congress. Citizens of Maryland subsequently re-elected him to the 93rd and 94th Congresses. In the Maryland House of Delegates, he also served from 1966-1970. He was the Executive Director of the Charter Revision Commission of Baltimore City, 1963-1964, and Administrative Assistant to Walter W. Heller, Chairman for President Kennedy's Council of Economic Advisers in 1962 and 1963.

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