Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Representative  Perry C. McGriffJr.

District 22

Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Gainesville

Occupation:  Insurance Agent

Child(ren):  Jana, Mark, Keith, Kevin, Matthew

Grandchild(ren):  Lauren Taylor, Kendall Noelle, and Colson Andrew Grayson, Ryan Colson, Nicholas Emmer, and Kyle Mark McGriff

Education:  University of Florida, B.S., Physical Education, 1960

Born:  June 29, 1937, Arcadia, FL



Religious Affiliation:  Christian

Recreational Interest:  sports, biking, reading

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2000

Other Public Service

Gainesville City Commission, Mayor

Alachua County Commission, Chairman

FRPCJUA, Board of Governors


U.S. Olympian Club 1959-present

March of Dimes, Campaign Chairman 1963, Chairman 1964-1966

University City Kiwanis 1964-1970

Gainesville Kiwanis Club 1981-present, Chairman Spiritual Aims 1985-1987, Salvation Army Bell Ringer, Chairman 1984-1990, Vice President 1990, President-elect 1991, President 1992, Seventeen years perfect attendance

Children's Home Society, District Member 1967-1973, State Member 1968-1973

Fellowship of Christian Athletes, Chairman and Founder Alachua County, President 1967-1970


State Farm Insurance, National Quality Award 10 times, National Sales Achievement Award 9 times, Multiline Sales Award Charter Member 1966-present

America's Blood Centers, Highest Volunteer Service Award, Larry Frederick Award 1999

Exchange Club of Gainesville, Book of Golden Deeds 1993

Governor's Council on Physical Fitness & Sports Leadership Award 1990

Olympic Torch Relay 1996

Phi Delta Theta National Award, Phi of the Year 1975

Florida Jaycees, Five Outstanding Men of Florida 1971, Governmental Affairs Winner 1963

Gainesville Jaycees Distinguished Service Award 1964

Outstanding Amateur Baseball Player in Florida 1963

Florida Blue Key 1959-present

University of Florida, Outstanding Baseball Player in the 1960-1969 Decade, Gator Hall of Fame 1969, Alumni Association Outstanding Senior Athlete 1960, College of Health and Human Performance Outstanding Graduate 1997

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