Your say: Marylanders tweet about William Donald Schaefer

April 19, 2011|By Luke Broadwater

Marylanders have taken to Twitter this morning to remember William Donald Schaefer, the iconic Baltimore mayor, Maryland governor and comptroller. He was 89 when he passed away yesterday. Here's a sampling of what they're saying. Tweet to us @bthesite to have your thoughts included. •  Here's to Don Schaefer: the greatest mayor in the greatest city in America. If there are potholes in heaven, there won't be for long.• H.L. Mencken's gonna have someone to talk to - whether he likes it or not. Rest easy, Mayor Schaefer•  William Donald will be best remembered for his candor. And the greatest last name in the world.•  Schaefer will be best remembered for his work to bring the @ to Baltimore & his dive in the seal pool!•  Reinvestment in Bmore namely the Inner Harbor•  I join all Marylanders in mourning the loss of one of our own – Maryland’s indomitable statesman, William Donald Schaefer•  Farewell to William Donald Schaefer, former Mayor of Baltimore, Governor, state Comptroller and all around Maryland legend.•  so fitting!!!!! a moment of silence was just held for william donaldschaefer...•  Moment of silence in memory of William Donald Schaefer 9am. RIP•  Rest in peace William Donald Schaefer. There will never be another Willie Don.• : Just met William Donald Schaefer. This is going to be an exercise in tolerance for both of us."•  Also RIP William Donald Schaefer, Baltimore's greatest politician. He made Camden Yards & the Inner Harbor a reality.•  Our deepest condolences to close friends & family of William Donald Schaefer 1921-2011. We wouldn't be here without you & will never forget.•  RIP Mayor Schaefer, a public servant who swayed public opinion with his actions. Not a politician, no need for political correctness, ever!!•  Just saw the news on William Donald Schaefer, R.I.P. I had the pleasure of meeting him in college, salt of the Earth guy.•  Smh, I didnt even who was William Donald Schaefer was but he seems like a wonderful person! RIP... I need to know more about politics...•  William Donald Schaefer died. He'll always be mayor of Baltimore to me

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