City of Residence: Tampa
Child(ren): Thomas T., Jr.
Education: University of Florida, A.B. 1952, LL.B., 1958, President of Student Body, Florida Blue Key, Hall of Fame, Southern Debate Champion, State President of Methodist Student Movement
Born: June 11, 1930, Daytona Beach, FL
Military: United States Air Force Reserve, Captain
Religious Affiliation: Methodist
Recreational Interest: Tennis and sailing
Elected to the House in 1963, reelected subsequently. Speaker pro tempore 1969-1970, Speaker 1972-1974.
Other Public Service
Greater Tampa Chamber of Commerce, Committee of 100, University Club, Davis Islands Yacht Club, Kiwanis, Southern Regional Education Board, Governor's Citizens' Commission on Education, Academy of Florida Trial Lawyers, Florida and American Trial Lawyers Associations, Tampa, Hillsborough, Florida and American Bar Associations
St. Petersburg Times Most Valuable Member of the House 1967, 1969, 1970, and 1971 nomination.