|President pro tempore of the Maryland Senate|
January 10, 2007
|Member of the Maryland Senate|
from the 45th district
January 11, 1995
August 3, 1946|
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S.
Baltimore City College|
Morgan State University (BS, MS)
Born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, August 3, 1946, McFadden attended high school at the Baltimore City College, graduating in 1964. McFadden received a B.A. from Morgan State College in geography & history education in 1968. M.S. (history & social sciences), 1972. Educator. Teacher, Dunbar High School, 1968-75. He also was an educator at Lake Clifton-Eastern High School in Baltimore, MD, beginning in 1989 and was an Educational Opportunity Program (EOP) through 1994.
McFadden has been a member of Senate since January 11, 1995 and is also chairman of the Baltimore City Senate Delegation. He is the President Pro Tem of the Senate after serving as the Majority Leader from 2003 to 2007. Senate Chair, Joint Audit Committee, 2001-. Member, Budget and Taxation Committee, 1995- (public safety, transportation, economic development & natural resources subcommittee, 1995-99; pensions subcommittee, 1995-; education, business & administration subcommittee, 2000-; vice-chair, capital budget subcommittee, 2007-, member, 2003-); Special Joint Committee on Pensions, 1995-;