Leaders From Florida

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Florida has produced a number of Leaders who have made it big. These include Ron DeSantis, Marco Rubio, Matt Gaetz, Bill Nelson, Janet Reno and others.
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Ron DeSantis
(46th Governor of Florida )
Ron DeSantis
44
Birthdate: September 14, 1978
Sun Sign: Virgo

The current governor of Florida, Ron DeSantis became the youngest incumbent governor of a US state at the age of 42. Also an attorney and naval officer, Ron DeSantis was honored with the Bronze Star Medal, the Iraq Campaign Medal, the Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, and the Navy and Marine Corps Commendation Medal for his military service.

 2 
Marco Rubio
(United States Senator from Florida)
Marco Rubio
36
Birthdate: May 28, 1971
Sun Sign: Gemini

Florida senator Marco Rubio also chairs the Senate Intelligence Committee and the Senate Small Business Committee. He was chosen to state the Republican response to Barack Obama's 2013 State of the Union Address. He has immense support from the Republican Tea Party activists and caters mostly to Latin American voters.

 3 
Andrew Gillum
(Politician)
Andrew Gillum
6
Birthdate: July 26, 1979
Sun Sign: Leo
 4 
Bill Nelson
(Former United States Senator)
Bill Nelson
5
Birthdate: September 29, 1942
Sun Sign: Libra
 5 
Janet Reno
(78th United States Attorney General (1993 - 2001))
Janet Reno
5
Birthdate: July 21, 1938
Sun Sign: Cancer
Died: November 7, 2016

Janet Reno was an American lawyer. From 1993 to 2001, Reno served as the United States attorney general (AG) after she was nominated by President Bill Clinton. Not only was she the first woman to serve as the US attorney general, but Janet Reno was also the second-longest serving AG in the history of the United States.

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Pam Bondi
(Former Florida Attorney General)
Pam Bondi
14
Birthdate: November 17, 1965
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Pam Bondi served as the attorney general of Florida from 2011 to 2019. She campaigned against same-sex marriage and launched an unsuccessful lawsuit against the Affordable Care Act. She was on Trump’s defense team for his January 2020 impeachment trial and is said to have received generous donations from Trump.
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Alexander Acosta
8
Birthdate: January 16, 1969
Sun Sign: Capricorn
 8 
Matt Gaetz
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 1st District)
Matt Gaetz
14
Birthdate: May 7, 1982
Sun Sign: Taurus
 9 
Enrique Tarrio
(Chairman of the Proud Boys, Florida state director of Latinos for Trump)
Enrique Tarrio
0
Birthdate: 1985 AD
 10 
Joseph Stilwell
4
Birthdate: March 19, 1883
Sun Sign: Pisces
Died: October 12, 1946
 11 
Henry Paulson
(74th United States Secretary of the Treasury (2006 - 2009))
Henry Paulson
5
Birthdate: March 28, 1946
Sun Sign: Aries

Henry Paulson is an American financier, banker, and political figure. He is best known for his service as the US Secretary of the Treasury from 10 July 2006 to 20 January 2009. A respected banker, Henry Paulson was the CEO and Chairman of Goldman Sachs prior to his role in the US Department of the Treasury.

 12 
Joseph Kittinger
(Retired US Air Force Officer and Command Pilot Who Made Many High-Altitude Balloon Records)
Joseph Kittinger
3
Birthdate: July 27, 1928
Sun Sign: Leo

Former US Air Force pilot Joseph Kittinger made many high-altitude balloon records and scripted history as the first person to complete a solo balloon flight across the Atlantic Ocean. He served as a fighter pilot during the Vietnam War and had been part of the US high-altitude military projects Project Manhigh and Project Excelsior.

 13 
Bob Graham
(Politician)
Bob Graham
4
Birthdate: November 9, 1936
Sun Sign: Scorpio
 14 
Katherine Harris
(Politician)
Katherine Harris
3
Birthdate: April 5, 1957
Sun Sign: Aries
 15 
Thom Tillis
(Politician)
Thom Tillis
5
Birthdate: August 30, 1960
Sun Sign: Virgo
 16 
James G. Stavridis
(Retired United States Navy admiral, and bestselling author)
James G. Stavridis
4
Birthdate: February 15, 1955
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 17 
Francis X. Suarez
(43rd Mayor of Miami)
Francis X. Suarez
0
Birthdate: October 6, 1977
Sun Sign: Libra
 18 
John Garamendi
(Politician)
John Garamendi
4
Birthdate: January 24, 1945
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 19 
Michael Waltz
(Member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Florida's 6th district)
Michael Waltz
1
Birthdate: January 31, 1974
Sun Sign: Aquarius
 20 
Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr.
(United States Senator)
Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr.
4
Birthdate: April 3, 1930
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: December 12, 1998
 21 
Daniel Rodimer
(American Retired Professional Wrestler)
Daniel Rodimer
3
Birthdate: May 22, 1978
Sun Sign: Gemini
 22 
Charles H. Percy
(Politician)
Charles H. Percy
3
Birthdate: September 27, 1919
Sun Sign: Libra
Died: September 17, 2011
 23 
Ron Wright
(Politician, Businesspeople)
Ron Wright
1
Birthdate: April 8, 1953
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: February 7, 2021
 24 
Lee H. Hamilton
(Former Politician, founder of Partnership for a Secure America)
Lee H. Hamilton
2
Birthdate: April 20, 1931
Sun Sign: Taurus
 25 
Roy Geiger
(1st Military Governor of Guam)
Roy Geiger
1
Birthdate: January 25, 1885
Sun Sign: Aquarius
Died: January 23, 1947
 26 
Carol Browner
(Attorney and politician)
Carol Browner
2
Birthdate: December 16, 1955
Sun Sign: Sagittarius
 27 
Ray Tenorio
(Ninth Lieutenant Governor of Guam from 2011 to 2019)
Ray Tenorio
1
Birthdate: February 8, 1965
Sun Sign: Aquarius
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Clay Shaw
(Political Leader)
Clay Shaw
1
Birthdate: April 19, 1939
Sun Sign: Aries
Died: September 10, 2013