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LeRoy Collins

LeRoy CollinsAKA Thomas LeRoy Collins

Born: 10-Mar-1909
Birthplace: Tallahassee, FL
Died: 12-Mar-1991
Location of death: Tallahassee, FL
Cause of death: Cancer - unspecified
Remains: Buried, Grove Plantation, Tallahassee, FL

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

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Florida, 1955-61

Military service: US Navy (WWII)

Wife: Mary Call Darby (m. 1932)

    High School: Leon High School, Tallahassee, FL
    University: Eastman School of Business, New York
    Law School: Cumberland Law School, Birmingham, AL

    US Commerce Department Under Secretary of Commerce (7-Jul-1965 to 1-Oct-1966)
    Governor of Florida (4-Jan-1955 to 3-Jan-1961)
    Florida State Senate (1946-54)
    Florida State Senate (1940-42, resigned for WWII)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1934-40)
    National Association of Broadcasters President (1961-64)
    Traveled to the USSR Jul-1959


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