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Adam Putnam

Adam PutnamAKA Adam H. Putnam

Born: 31-Jul-1974
Birthplace: Bartow, FL

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Republican

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Congressman from Florida, 2001-11

Rancher and Florida state legislator elected to five terms in US Congress beginning in 2001, succeeding Charles Canady. Conservative Republican; anti-abortion rights, anti-gay rights, pro-gun rights, anti-net neutrality. Supported 2001 USA PATRIOT Act, 2002 Iraq War resolution, 2004 restriction to bankruptcy rules, 2005 Central American Free Trade Agreement (CAFTA), 2006 Secure Fence Act, 2008 Wall Street bailout. Opposed 2008 GM/Chrysler bailout, 2009 economic stimulus, 2010 health care reform. Elected Florida Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services in 2010, and succeeded in Congress by Dennis A. Ross.

Wife: Melissa (three daughters)
Daughter: Abigail Anna
Daughter: Elizabeth Langford
Daughter: Emma Katherine

    High School: Bartow High School, Bartow, FL (1991)
    University: BS Food and Resource Economics, University of Florida (1995)

    Florida State Official Commissioner of Agriculture (2011-)
    US Congressman, Florida 12th (2001-11)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1996-2000)
    4-H Club
    Farm Bureau Polk County, FL
    Fred Thompson PAC
    National Student Leadership Conference Honorary Board of Advisors
    Ripon Society Honorary Advisory Board
    Florida Blue Key
    Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity

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