Saturday, May 23, 2015

Representative  George A. Crady

District 12

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Yulee

Occupation:  Legislator

Child(ren):  Kim, Lynne, Denise, Shannon, Jackie, Michele

Education:  Duke University, B.A., 1953, Gym Team and Phi Kappa Sigma;; Jones Business College, real estate

Born:  June 14, 1931, Miami, Florida, FL


Military:  U.S. Marines 1954-1957, helicopter pilot

Religious Affiliation:  Methodist, Methodist Men President

Recreational Interest:  swimming, fishing

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1977, reelected subsequently

House Parliamentarian 1988-1994

Rules Reform Chairman, Rules & Calendar Committee Vice Chairman 1988-1992

Chairman of the Duval County Legislative Delegation 1989-1990

Ethics & Elections Committee Chairman 1986-1988

Rules, Resolutions, & Ethics Committee Co-Chair 1997-1998

Other Public Service

Nassau County School Advisory Board 1974-1976, Chairman 1975-1976


Duval County Young Democrats President 1964-1965

Yulee PTA

Nassau County Council on Aging Chairman 1973-1974

Volunteer Yulee Rescue Chief

Lions Club Vice President 1977

Moose Lodge

Nassau County Democratic Executive Committee

Duval County Legislative Delegation

Nassau County Legislative Delegation

Northeast Florida Area Agency on Aging Board of Directors

Methodist Hospice Governing Board

United Way Board of Directors ex officio member 1988-1992

Jacksonville Symphony Orchestra Board of Dire


Yulee PTA Citizen of the Year (jointly with wife) 1971

Florida Sportsman Magazine Expert Striped Bass Fisherman

prime organizer of Nassau Council on Aging

League of Cities Quality Floridian Award 1990

"Stock Holder" for the Amelia Island Chamber of Commerce 1993

AARP Outstanding Service to the Community Award 1994

Small County Coalition Outstanding Legislative Service Award 1994

instrumental in securing the "sparsity factor" and "small county kicker" which provided financial assistance to Florida's small counties

secured 1994 Step Pay Plan for correction/probation officers

author of The Freshman Handbook and The Care and Maintenance of a Good Marriage

Florida Chamber of Commerce Roll Call Award 1994

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