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Lawton Chiles

Lawton ChilesAKA Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr.

Born: 3-Apr-1930
Birthplace: Lakeland, FL
Died: 12-Dec-1998
Location of death: Tallahassee, FL [1]
Cause of death: Heart Failure
Remains: Buried, Roselawn Cemetery, Tallahassee, FL

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Florida Governor and Senator

Military service: US Army (Korea 1953-54, artillery, 1st Lt.)

[1] Governor's Mansion, Tallahassee, FL.

Father: Lawton Chiles, Sr.
Sister: Jeanette
Wife: Rhea May Grafton (m. 27-Jan-1951, two sons, two daughters)
Son: Lawton Mainor Chiles III
Son: Edward G. Chiles
Daughter: Tandy M. Chiles
Daughter: Rhea Gay Chiles

    High School: Lakeland High School, Lakeland, FL (1948)
BS, University of Florida (1952)
    Law School: LLB, University of Florida Law School (1955)

    Governor of Florida (8-Jan-1991 to 12-Dec-1998, his death)
    US Senator, Florida (1971-89)
    Florida State Senate (1966-70)
    Florida State House of Representatives (1958-66)
    Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity
    Florida Bar
    Phi Delta Phi Legal Fraternity
    Hernia Operation (Dec-1970)
    Risk Factors: Depression

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