Don Fuqua
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Don Fuqua
Don Fuqua
Don Fuqua 1961.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 2nd district

January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1987
Charles Edward Bennett
James W. Grant
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 9th district

January 3, 1963 - January 3, 1967
District created
Paul Rogers
Chair of the House Committee on Science and Technology

January 3, 1979 - January 3, 1987
Olin E. Teague
Robert A. Roe
Personal details
Born (1933-08-20) August 20, 1933 (age 86)
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic

John Donald Fuqua (born August 20, 1933) is a former U.S. Democratic politician.

Early years and Education

Don Fuqua was born in Jacksonville, Duval County, Florida in 1933.[1] Fuqua attended the University of Florida at Gainesville from 1951 to 1953. After serving in the Korean war, he returned to the university to graduate in 1957.[1]

Politics

He was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives from Florida and served from January 3, 1963 to January 3, 1987. Fuqua was chairman of the House Science and Technology Committee.[2]

Personal information

Fuqua served in Korea with the United States Army Medical Corps during and after the Korean War. During most of his congressional career, Fuqua maintained his legal residence on a farm near Altha in Calhoun County, Florida, where he became a seasoned dairy farmer. He currently resides in Gainesville, Florida.[1]

References

  1. ^ a b c "FUQUA, Don, (1933 - )". United States Congress. Retrieved 2012.
  2. ^ https://news.google.com/newspapers?nid=1891&dat=19800625&id=kUJHAAAAIBAJ&sjid=jf0MAAAAIBAJ&pg=1944,4012692&hl=en
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
District created
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 9th congressional district

1963–1967
Succeeded by
Paul G. Rogers
Preceded by
Charles Edward Bennett
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 2nd congressional district

1967–1987
Succeeded by
James W. Grant
Political offices
Preceded by
Olin E. Teague
Texas
Chairman of House Science Committee
1979–1987
Succeeded by
Robert A. Roe
New Jersey



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