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Allen Boyd

Allen BoydAKA Frederick Allen Boyd, Jr.

Born: 6-Jun-1945
Birthplace: Valdosta, GA

Gender: Male
Religion: Methodist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
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)
Daughter: Suzanne
Son: John
Son: David

    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
    4-H Club
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors

Official Website:
http://www.house.gov/boyd/


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