Former Maryland legislator Ulysses Currie dies

Former Maryland State Senator Ulysses Currie (D) died on December 27, 2019, at age 82. The late lawmaker’s wife, Shirley Gravely-Currie, cited the cause of death as advanced dementia. Currie had most recently represented Maryland State Senate District 25.

Currie’s health declined during his final years in the legislature, and he chose not to seek re-election in 2018. His final term ended in January 2019.

Prior to his election to the Maryland state legislature, Currie worked as a teacher and served in the United States Army. He is survived by his wife, his two sons, and two grandchildren.

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