BALTIMORE — The wife of a Maryland congressman has died unexpectedly.
Erin Montgomery is a spokeswoman for Republican Rep. Andy Harris. She said that Sylvia Harris died Thursday after being taken to a hospital. She did not have any other details immediately on the cause of death.
According to Andy Harris’ biography on his congressional web page, he and Sylvia Harris had been married for more than 30 years. They have five children.
Harris is a physician. He represents Maryland’s 1st District, which includes the Eastern Shore and parts of Baltimore County. He is the state’s lone Republican congressman.
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