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Representative  Stephen R. Wise

District 13

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Jacksonville

Occupation:  Education

Child(ren):  Kelly Anne and Tara Elizabeth

Education:  Florida Southern College, B.S., 1963; Middle Tennessee State University, M.Ed., 1968; University of Alabama, Ed.D., 1970

Born:  December 11, 1941, Canton, OH



Moved to Florida:  1959

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  

Legislative Service

Elected to the House April 5, 1988, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Jacksonville Landmarks Commission 1985-1987

Governor's Council on Handicapped Concerns Chairman 1984

State Job Training Coordinating Council 1988-1995


Arthritis Foundation Vice President 1987-1988

Opportunity Development Inc. President 1986-1995

Old St. Luke's Restoration Secretary 1978-1985

Keepsafe 1995-Present

Angelwood 1994-Present

Save-a-Child 1994-Present


Florida Council for Resource Development Founding President

published numerous articles and chapters in three major books on fundraising

has a patent for an elementary school hurdle

Florida Community College at Jacksonville Campus Development Vice President

National Council for Resource Development Board four 1-year terms

Council for Advancement & Support of Education's Two-Year College Advisory Board four years

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