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- Governor Martin O'Malley, Democrat, was born in 1963 and spent his childhood in Bethesda and Rockville. His parents, Tom and Barbara O'Malley, instilled in him the importance of public service.
- O'Malley attended the University of Maryland School of Law and later became assistant state's attorney for Baltimore City.
- He has served on the Baltimore City Council and as mayor of Baltimore City.
- The governor and his wife Katie, a district court judge, have two daughters and two sons. They are members of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church.
- When not working in Annapolis, O'Malley is known to jam with his Celtic rock band, O'Malley's March. The band mostly went on hiatus when O'Malley was elected governor, but he still plays the occasional show and released a CD in 2009.
- The governor can be reached by mail at 100 State Circle, Annapolis, Md. 21401-1925, by telephone at 410-974-3901 or by email through the state's website.