DYSON, Royden Patrick, (1948 - )


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives

DYSON, Royden Patrick, a Representative from Maryland; born in Great Mills, St. Mary’s County, Md., November 15, 1948; attended private schools; graduated from Great Mills High School, 1966; attended the University of Maryland, College Park, and the University of Baltimore, 1968, 1969, and 1970; legislative assistant, United States House of Representatives, 1973-1974; elected to the Maryland house of delegates, 1975-1980; delegate, 1978 Democratic National Issues Conference; unsuccessful candidate for election in 1976 to the Ninety-fifth Congress; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-seventh and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1981-January 3, 1991); unsuccessful candidate for reelection in 1990 to the One Hundred Second Congress; is a resident of Great Mills, Md.