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Cumberland City Council

Cumberland City Council Click on the MEDIA ITEMS below for more information


Seven women have served on the City Council of Cumberland. These include Lucile Roeder (1950-1952, 1954-1956, 1958-1962, 1962-1966), Josephine Edwards (appointed 1958), Dellann Campbell (appointed 1986, elected 1988-1992), and Ursula Ann Franklin (1988-2000).

In September 2007 Mary Beth Pirolozzi was appointed to fill a vacancy on the city council. She was formally elected to the city council in November 2008. Pirolozzi chose not to run for city council re-election in 2012. In August 2017 Mary Beth Pirolozzi was appointed by the Allegany County Orphans Court to fill the vacant position of Register of Wills.

In the General Election of November 6, 2012, Nicole Alt-Myers was elected to a four-year term on the Cumberland City Council. She is to be sworn in on January 7, 2013. In 2016 Nicole Alt-Myers announced she would not be seeking re-election to the Cumberland City Council.

Laurie Marchini declined to run for re-election to the Allegany County Board of Education in 2018. In January 2019 she was appointed to fill vacancy on the City Council of Cumberland, Maryland for a term through 2021.

Photographs from top left clockwise are Lucile Roeder, Dellann Campbell, Nicole Alt-Myers, Ursula Franklin, and Mary Beth Pirolozzi


Text - Albert Feldstein

The photograph of Franklin is from a August 1990 Cumberland Times-News, Wagoner from the November 7, 2012 Cumberland Times News and the photograph of Roeder is from the Fort Cumberland Bicentennial program. Campbell and Pirolozzi provided their own photographs.

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Allegany County

Allegany County (Md.)--Biography; Allegany County (Md.)--Women.

Allegany County, (Md.)

Western Maryland Regional Library
100 South Potomac Street
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

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