C. A. (Dutch) Ruppersburger is a Representative from Maryland. He was born in Baltimore, Maryland on January 31, 1946.
He attended the University of Maryland, College Park, and received his J.D. from the University of Baltimore School of Law in 1970.
He was Maryland states attorney from 1972-1980, and was a member of the Baltimore county council from 1985-1994.
He was a delegate at the Democrat National Convention in 1996 and 2000. He served as the Baltimore county executive from 1994-2002, and was elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eighth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2003-present).