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Maryland's first Republican congresswoman, Marjorie Holt, dies at 97

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Posted at 8:23 AM, Jan 10, 2018
and last updated 2018-01-10 08:41:06-05

Maryland has lost a political trailblazer.

Former congresswoman Marjorie Holt died at 97-years-old. Holt became the clerk of the Anne Arundel Circuit Court in 1966, then ran for congress in the newly formed 4th district covering Anne Arundel and Prince George's counties.

PHOTOS: Remembering Maryland's first Republican congresswoman, Marjorie Holt

She was Maryland's first republican congresswoman and she held the seat until 1986, then returned to her law career.