Former Governor William Donald Schaefer Dies At 89

William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
The tour will start at Schaefer's childhood home on Edgewood Street. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
People in the state are paying their respects. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
The man who made Baltimore what it is today will be laid to rest. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
there are three days of events planned for this last farewell to Schaefer. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Governor Schaefer will be laid to rest on Wednesday. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
The public will get the chance to say goodbye. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Schaefer’s casket is now on display for a public viewing. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Schaefer’s remains will be taken on a grand tour of Baltimore. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Big crowds are expected at every Schaefer location. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
After the tour, Schaefer’s body will lie in state at City Hall from 6 p.m. until 9 p.m. and again all day Tuesday. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
The beginning of the goodbye for Governor William Donald Schaefer has started. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer was beloved all over Maryland, but especially in Baltimore.
William Donald Schaefer William Donald Schaefer was beloved all over Maryland, but especially in Baltimore.
He had a political career that spanned half a century.
William Donald Schaefer He had a political career that spanned half a century.
He was a governor, mayor, state comptroller and city council president.
William Donald Schaefer He was a governor, mayor, state comptroller and city council president.
He worked to clean up Baltimore.
William Donald Schaefer He worked to clean up Baltimore.
He was well known for his colorful personality.
William Donald Schaefer He was well known for his colorful personality.
He spoke with Denise Koch during his second term as governor.
William Donald Schaefer He spoke with Denise Koch during his second term as governor.
He's responsible for Harbor Place, Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium.
William Donald Schaefer He's responsible for Harbor Place, Camden Yards and M&T Bank Stadium.
He was a tireless advocate for Baltimore.
William Donald Schaefer He was a tireless advocate for Baltimore.
He died Monday, April 18, 2011 at the age of 89.
William Donald Schaefer He died Monday, April 18, 2011 at the age of 89.
He worked tirelessly to help children.
William Donald Schaefer He worked tirelessly to help children.
He would have been 90 later this year.
William Donald Schaefer He would have been 90 later this year.
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
A leader in the community (Credit: Karene Connolly-Smith)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Always had the room's full attention. (Credit: Karene Connolly-Smith)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Don't forget Interstate 68 in Western, MD was built on his watch. (Credit: Jeff)
Schaefer
Schaefer
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William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
The Morgan State University choir and the Ravens Marching Band performed, and many of Maryland politicians and dignitaries arrived. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Thousands took time to honor a man who changed this state and this city forever. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Schaefer was known for his over-the-top personality. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Prior to his arrival, the mood was actually uplifting. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
The Father says a couple of words. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Friends lined up at the Baltimore Harbor too. (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
Baltimore City loves WDS! (Credit: CBS)
William Donald Schaefer
William Donald Schaefer
He made the whole city alive and he reinvented and he made it what it is today. I want more statues of him,” said filmmaker John Waters. (Credit: CBS)
More than 1,000 people are expected to pay their respects Wednesday at Old Saint Paul’s Church to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest More than 1,000 people are expected to pay their respects Wednesday at Old Saint Paul’s Church to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
More than 1,000 people are expected to pay their respects Wednesday at Old Saint Paul’s Church to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest More than 1,000 people are expected to pay their respects Wednesday at Old Saint Paul’s Church to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
More than 1,000 people are expected to pay their respects Wednesday at Old Saint Paul’s Church to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest More than 1,000 people are expected to pay their respects Wednesday at Old Saint Paul’s Church to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Friend and former aide Mark Wasserman pays his respects to former mayor and governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Friend and former aide Mark Wasserman pays his respects to former mayor and governor William Donald Schaefer.
Former State School Superintendent Dr. Nancy Grasmick pays her respects to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Former State School Superintendent Dr. Nancy Grasmick pays her respects to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
It’s the final farewell  for former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer, who will be laid to rest Wednesday morning.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest It’s the final farewell for former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer, who will be laid to rest Wednesday morning.
Schaefer left the state and the city richer from his service.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Schaefer left the state and the city richer from his service.
Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer once graced the cover of Esquire magazine.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer once graced the cover of Esquire magazine.
Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer represented Baltimore well.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer represented Baltimore well.
Morgan State University Choir pay homage to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Morgan State University Choir pay homage to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Friend and aide Lainey Lebow-Sachs pays her respects to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Friend and aide Lainey Lebow-Sachs pays her respects to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Senator Barbara Mikulski pays her respects to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Senator Barbara Mikulski pays her respects to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Baltimore pays homage to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer through this bronze statue at the Inner Harbor.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Baltimore pays homage to former mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer through this bronze statue at the Inner Harbor.
Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer was laid to rest Wednesday, April 27.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer was laid to rest Wednesday, April 27.
Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer was laid to rest Wednesday, April 27.
William Donald Schaefer Former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer was laid to rest Wednesday, April 27.
Former Congressman Kweisi Mfume pays his respects to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Former Congressman Kweisi Mfume pays his respects to former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Reverend Luther Starnes pays respects to his friend, former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest Reverend Luther Starnes pays respects to his friend, former Mayor and Governor William Donald Schaefer.
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest
A funeral procession with drummers, motorcycles, mounted police and a riderless horse escorted Schaefer’s casket through the streets of Baltimore from City Hall, where people paid their last respects over two days.
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest
A funeral procession with drummers, motorcycles, mounted police and a riderless horse escorted Schaefer’s casket through the streets of Baltimore from City Hall, where people paid their last respects over two days
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest
A funeral procession with drummers, motorcycles, mounted police and a riderless horse escorted Schaefer’s casket through the streets of Baltimore from City Hall, where people paid their last respects over two days
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
Schaefer Is Laid To Rest
A funeral procession with drummers, motorcycles, mounted police and a riderless horse escorted Schaefer’s casket through the streets of Baltimore from City Hall, where people paid their last respects over two days
(Credit: Kevin Cartwright)
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