Friday, May 22, 2015

Representative  Larry Cretul Speaker
(2009 - 2010)

District 22

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Ocala

Occupation:  Real Estate Broker

Spouse:  Lana J. Delves of Taylor, MI

Child(ren):  Brian, Scott

Grandchild(ren):  Ben, Max

Education:  Lawrence Tech

Born:  January 18, 1948, Trenton, MI

Military:  U.S. Navy 1967-1971; served with VF-74 and VF-101 and a tour overseas aboard aircraft carrier USS Forrestal

Moved to Florida:  1971

Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Recreational Interest:  motorcycles

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2002, reelected subsequently

Speaker, elected March 3, 2009

Speaker pro tempore November 18, 2008-March 2, 2009

Other Public Service

Marion County Commissioner, elected 1994, reelected 1998, past Chairman (twice) and past Vice Chairman (twice)

Commission Liaison to Economic Development Council (3 years)

Commission Liaison to Hospital Board of Trustees (4 years)

Commission Liaison to Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce (3 years)


Graduate Leadership Ocala/Marion County, attended Leadership Gainesville

Leadership Ocala/Marion County, past Board of Regents

Ocala/Marion County Chamber of Commerce

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