Mary Constance Caldwell


— Bart Barnes

Mary Constance Caldwell, teacher, election chief

April 10, 2013 07:50 PM EDT
The Washington Post  Published: April 10, 2013

Constance Caldwell, 72, a former substitute schoolteacher and former chief judge of the
Montgomery County Board of Elections, died March 18, 2013 at Suburban Hospital in
Bethesda. She lived in Silver Spring.
The cause was of pneumonia and respiratory failure, said a niece, Theresa Holbrook
Mary Constance Caldwell, known as “Connie,” was born in Washington. She graduated in
1958 from St. Anthony High School and in 1962 from Dunbarton College, both in the District.
From 1993 to 2008, she served on the Montgomery County Board of Elections, which
oversees voter registration and the conduct of elections. From 1993 to 2012, she was a
substitute teacher at the Barrie School in Silver Spring, a private K-12 school.
She was a past chairwoman of the Montgomery County Commission on People With
Survivors include her husband of 41 years, William B. Caldwell of Silver Spring; a brother;
and a sister.