Saturday, September 20, 2014

Representative  Barry Silver

District 89
Democrat

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Boca Raton

Occupation:  Attorney

Education:  University of Connecticut, 1975-1978, varsity frisbee, varsity tennis; Florida Atlantic University, B.A., Political Science 1980, Jewish Student Union President 1979, varsity tennis; Nova Law School 1983, J.D., 1983

Born:  November 18, 1956, Mt. Vernon, NY

History:  Father, Rabbi Samuel Silver, Former National Chaplain of Jewish War Veterans; Grandfather, Joseph G. Shapiro, Circuit Court Judge, Connecticut 1920-1923

Military:  

Moved to Florida:  1978

Religious Affiliation:  Jewish

Recreational Interest:  tennis, frisbee, basketball, trampoline, skiing, singing

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 1996

Other Public Service



Affiliations

NOW

Sierra Club

Greenpeace

American Jewish Congress Southeast Region Board Member

Anshei Sholom Congregation

Animal Rights Foundation of Florida Board Member

Highlights

South Palm Beach County National Organization for Women Certificate of Appreciation Award 1991

Jewish War Veterans of America Service Award 1991

National Black Police Association of South Florida Victim's Rights Award 1993

entered permanent injunction against anti-abortion demonstrators in order to protect abortion facilities in Palm Beach County 1993

 
Please visit the Privacy Statement and Disclaimer page of the Florida House of Representatives to see the policies and practices that apply to the information provided through this website.

Content

Bill Finder by Number

 

Search Bill Text

  Advanced Search