The Passing of Congressman Elijah Cummings

Representative Elijah Cummings (D-MD), Chairman of the House Oversight and Reform Committee, speaks during a press conference on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, June 11, 2019 (Photo: SAUL LOEB/AFP/Getty Images)

On Thursday, October 17, 2019, Elijah Cummings, Baltimore congressman (Maryland’s 7th U.S. congressional district) and Chair of the House Committee on Oversight and Reform, died at age 68. The Blair High School Community extends it condolences to the Cummings Family and his constituents.

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