Matt Gaetz

District: 4 -- Republican

Part of Okaloosa

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Fort Walton Beach
Occupation:  Attorney
Education:  Florida State University, B.S., 2000-2003, World Affairs Program Student Government Association; College of William and Mary, J.D., 2004-2007, Moot Court
Born:  Hollywood, FL
History:  Don Gaetz, father, Florida Senate, 2006-present, Senate President, 2012-2014; S.J. "Jerry" Gaetz, grandfather, Mayor of Rugby, 1958-1964, North Dakota State Senator, 1964
Religious Affiliation:  Baptist

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives on April 13, 2010, reelected subsequently

Affiliations

Air Force Enlisted Village, board member
Destin Chamber of Commerce
Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce
Navarre Chamber of Commerce
Niceville Valparaiso Chamber of Commerce
Okaloosa Walton Bar Association

Highlights

American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty, 2013
Florida Automobile Dealers Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
Florida Bar Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
Florida Medical Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
Florida Police Chiefs Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
Florida Prosecuting Attorneys Association, House Leadership Award, 2013
Florida Sheriff's Association, Legislative Champion, 2013
Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Freshman of the Year, 2011

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