Buddy MacKay

Buddy MacKay

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Kenneth Hood "Buddy" MacKay, Jr. is an American politician and diplomat from Florida. A Democrat, he was briefly the 42nd Governor of Florida following the death of Lawton Chiles on December 12, 1998. During his long public service career he was also state legislator, U.S. Representative, Lt. Governor and later special envoy of President Bill Clinton's administration for the Americas. As of 2010 he is the last Democrat to serve as Florida Governor, while Chiles remains the last Democrat elected to that office. MacKay was born to a citrus-farming family in Ocala, Florida. He served in the United States Air Force during the 1950s, and then attended the University of Florida, eventually receiving a law degree. MacKay was inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame. He married Anne Selph in 1960; the couple has four sons: Ben, and three others. MacKay was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1968, and to the Florida Senate in 1975show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 168 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 10mm | 254g
  • Chromo Publishing
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 6136715872
  • 9786136715872