AKA Frederick Allen Boyd, Jr.
Birthplace: Valdosta, GA
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Party Affiliation: Democratic
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Florida, 1997-2011
Military service: US Army (1969-71)
Seven-term "Blue Dog" (conservative) Democratic Congressman who represented Florida's 2nd District, encompassing Tallahassee and the surrounding counties from 1997-2011. Fifth-generation cotton and peanut farmer and state legislator, prior to joining the US Congress. Supported the war against Iraq, War on Drugs, and bank bailout of 2008. Won office in the 1996 election, succeeding Pete Peterson, and held the seat until losing re-election in 2010 to Republican Steve Southerland.
Wife: Cissy (one daughter, two sons)
High School: Jefferson County High School, Monticello, FL (1963)
University: AA, North Florida Junior College (1966)
University: BS Accounting, Florida State University, Tallahassee (1969)
US Congressman, Florida 2nd (1997-2011)
Florida State House of Representatives (1989-96)
American Legislative Exchange Council
National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
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