Saturday, May 23, 2015

Representative  William L. "Bill" Proctor

District 20

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Biographical Information

City of Residence:  St. Augustine

Occupation:  Chancellor, Flagler College

Spouse:  Pamela Evans "Pam" Duke of Gainesville

Child(ren):  Priscilla N. Proctor, Samuel M. Proctor (deceased)

Grandchild(ren):  Madeline Rose Schuh, Samuel Nottingham Schuh

Education:  University of Florida, Fall 1951; Stetson University, 1954; Florida State University, B.S., 1956; M.S., 1964; Ph.D., 1968

Born:  January 27, 1933, Atlanta, GA

Military:  U.S. Army Reserve 1954-1964

Moved to Florida:  1944

Religious Affiliation:  Presbyterian

Recreational Interest:  golf, swimming, walking

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2004, reelected subsequently

Other Public Service

Florida State Board of Education 2001-2004

First Coast Workforce Development Board 1998-2001

Flagler Hospital Board of Trustees, past Chairman

Florida Education Standards Commission 1995-2001

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Board of Trustees 1984-2001

Fifth Appellate District Nominating Commission 1979-1982

Second Judicial Circuit Nominating Commission

St. Augustine City Commission

St. Augustine City Planning Commission


Rotary Club of St. Augustine, past President, past District Governor

St. Augustine Foundation for Historic Research, President

St. Johns County Communities in Schools, past Chairman


Flagler College, L.L.D. (honoris causa) 2004

Independent Colleges and Universities of Florida, Liberty Bell Award 2003

Nova Southeastern University, L.H.D. (honoris causa) 2003

Florida Association of Colleges and Universities, Distinguished Service Award 2002

Commissioner of Education's Lifetime Education Leadership Award 2001

Military Order of the World Wars, Patrick Henry Medallion 1991

Florida School for the Deaf and the Blind, Distinguished Service Award 1990

Florida State University College of Education, Distinguished Educator Award 1989

Florida State University Athletic Hall of Fame 1988

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