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Napoleon Bonaparte Broward

Napoleon Bonaparte BrowardBorn: 19-Apr-1857
Birthplace: Duval County, FL
Died: 1-Oct-1910
Location of death: Jacksonville, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Evergreen Cemetery, Jacksonville, FL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Florida, 1905-09

In the years immediately prior to the Spanish-American War, Broward was partner in an enterprise which built The Three Friends, a "filibuster" ship trading with revolutionaries in Cuba. Spain issued a $25,000 reward for Broward's capture, and the United States indicted him for violations of the Neutrality Act. The charge was dropped after declaration of war in 1898. Among Broward's accomplishments as Governor were extensive projects to drain the Everglades, a reorganization of the schools, and mental institution reforms.

Wife: Georgiana Carolina Kemp ("Carrie", m. 1883, d. 1883 during childbirth)
Wife: Annie Isabell Douglass (m. 1887, eight children)

    Governor of Florida (1905-09)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1901-05)
    Florida State Official Sheriff, Duval County (1888-95)


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