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Representative  Linda Stewart

District 47

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Member Information

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Orlando

Occupation:  Community Activist

Spouse:  Jerry B. Stewart of Brooklyn, New York

Child(ren):  Sam, Amanda, Courtney

Grandchild(ren):  Ben, Leah, Owen, Molly, Liza, Brenner

Education:  Valencia Community College; European Independent Studies Abroad

Born:  November 23, 1948, Johnstown, PA

History:  Elected as Orange County Commissioner - District 4, 2002, reelected in 2006, totaling eight years of service.

Moved to Florida:  1950

Religious Affiliation:  Methodist

Recreational Interest:  bicycling, traveling

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012

Other Public Service

City of Orlando Parks Board

Countywatch, former Chairwoman

Library Governance Board

Orange County Canvassing Board

Orange County Parks and Recreation Board, Chair

Value Adjustment Board


East Central Florida Regional Planning Council, past Board of Directors

Phase II Housing Component for Mentally Ill, past Vice Chairman

Metroplan Orlando, Chairwoman, 2007, past member, 2002-2010

St. Johns River Restoration Group, 2004-2008

Phase II Central Receiving Center, Vice Chair, 2006

Orange County Vice Mayor, 2004


Sierra Club, Commissioner Leadership Award (FLERA), 2011

Equality Florida, Voice of Equality Award, 2010

Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Recognition of Outstanding Achievement for Historic Preservation, 2006

Women's Executive Council, Downtown Woman of the Year, 2004

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