Dean Cannon

Speaker (2010 - 2012)

District: 35 -- Republican

Part of Orange

Leadership Roles

Speaker (2010-2012)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Winter Park
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Mrs. Ellen Friedley of Winter Park, FL
Child(ren):  Dean III, Katherine, Sarah
Education:  University of Florida, College of Journalism, B.S., 1989; University of Florida, College of Law, J.D., 1992
Born:  August 2, 1968, Bitburg U.S. Air Force Base, Germany
Moved to Florida:  1971
Recreational Interest:  reading, swimming

Legislative Service

Elected to the House in 2004, reelected subsequently

Other Public Services

Orange County Delegation, Chair 2006, Vice Chairman 2005, Secretary 2004
City of Orlando Redistricting Advisory Committee 2000-2002
General Counsel, Orange County 2000 Charter Review Commission


Life for Kids Adoption Agency, Chairman of the Board of Directors 2004
Orlando Science Center, Board of Trustees 1998-2004
ABA Section of State and Local Government, Council member 2000-2003
Leadership Florida, Class XIX


Christian Coalition of Florida-Faith and Family Award 2008
Florida Chamber of Commerce Distinguished Advocate Award 2008
The Florida Bar Family Law Section, Legislative Award of Merit 2007-2008

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