Saturday, May 23, 2015

Representative  Daniel Webster Speaker
(1996 - 1998)

District 41

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Orlando

Occupation:  Air Conditioning Contractor

Child(ren):  Brent Alan and David Lee

Education:  Georgia Tech, B.S.E.E., 1971, Tau Kappa Epsilon, intramural sports, Student Government Chaplain 1970-1971

Born:  April 27, 1949, Charleston, WV



Moved to Florida:  1956

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1980, reelected subsequently

Minority Floor Leader 1982-1984

Orange County Delegation Chairman 1985 and 1991

Minority Policy Committee Vice Chairman 1985-1988

Minority Whip 1988-1990

Republican Leader pro tempore 1992-1994

Republican Leader 1994-1996

Speaker of the House 1996-1998

Other Public Service



Allen Morris Most Respected Member Award runner-up 1988

Republican Caucus Leadership Award 1991-1992

Florida Chamber of Commerce Legislator of the Year 1995

Board of Regents Legislative Award 1995

Florida Farm Bureau Legislative Award 1995

Florida League of Cities Quality Floridian April 1995

Florida Hotel and Motel Association Special Recognition Award 1995

Florida Banking Association Award 1995

Republican Party of Florida Statesman of the Year 1995

Florida Medical Association Inc. recognition for support of legislation to protect the health and well-being of Floridians 1996

The Florida Association of State Troopers Leadership Award for Excellence in Legislative Leadership 1996

American Heart Association recognition for support of AHA priority issues 1996. "I would like to acknowledge that any accomplishments I may have achieved come only from the investment that God and others have made in my life."

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