Dana D. Young

Majority Leader (2014 - 2016)

District: 60 -- Republican

Part of Hillsborough

Committee Membership for 2014 - 2016 Term

Leadership Roles

Majority Leader (2014-2016)

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Tampa
Occupation:  Attorney
Spouse:  Matt Young
Child(ren):  Alex, Carson
Education:  Florida State University, B.S., 1985; University of Virginia School of Law, J.D., 1993
Born:  November 9, 1964, Tallahassee, FL
History:  W. Randolph Hodges, grandfather, Florida Senate, 1953-1963, President Pro Tempore, 1959, President, 1961-1962; Gene Hodges, uncle, Florida House of Representatives, 1972-1988
Religious Affiliation:  Methodist
Recreational Interest:  family recreation, fishing, hunting, tennis, travel, water sports

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2010, reelected subsequently
Deputy Majority Leader and Majority Whip, 2012-2014
Deputy Majority Whip, appointed March 10, 2011-2012
Clerkship, United States Department of Justice, 1991
Congressional Intern, Congressman Don Fuqua, 1984

Other Public Services

Girl Scouts of America, volunteer


National Rifle Association
South Tampa Chamber of Commerce
The Florida Bar, 1993-present

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