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Doyle E. Carlton

Doyle E. CarltonAKA Doyle Elam Carlton

Born: 6-Jul-1885 [1]
Birthplace: Wauchula, FL
Died: 25-Oct-1972
Location of death: Tampa, FL
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Myrtle Hill Memorial Park, Tampa, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist [2]
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Florida, 1929-33

[1] Early sources give 1887 as Carlton's year of birth. Apparently, he shaved two years off his age at some point. A date of 1887 is also problematic as it gives a difference of only six months between his birth and the birth of his younger brother, Leland Francis.

[2] Deacon, First Baptist Church of Tampa.

Father: Albert Carlton
Mother: Martha McEwen
Brother: Leland Francis Carlton (b. 23-Jan-1888)
Wife: Nell Ray (m. 30-Jul-1912, until his death, d. 18-Feb-1982, two daughters, one son)
Daughter: Martha Katharine (b. 16-Oct-1914, d. 9-Jan-2008)
Daughter: Mary Ellen (b. 19-Mar-1920, d. 9-Jul-1985)
Son: Doyle Elam, Jr. (b. 4-Jul-1922, d. 10-May-2003)

    High School: Stetson Academy
AB, Stetson University (1909)
    University: AB, University of Chicago (1910)
    Law School: LLB, Columbia Law School (1912)

    US Commission on Civil Rights (1957-61)
    Carlton, Fields, Ward, Emmanuel, Smith & Cutler Partner
    Mabry, Reaves, Carlton and White Partner
    Governor of Florida (1929-33)
    Florida State Senate 11th (1917-19)
    Mabry & Carlton Partner
    American Cancer Society Florida Chairman
    Benevolent & Protective Order of the Elks
    Florida Bar 1912
    Florida Chamber of Commerce President (1951-54)
    Kiwanis Club
    Knights of Pythias
    Knights Templar
    United Service Organization Florida Chairman

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