Jerry G. Melvin

Jarrett Green "Jerry" Melvin (July 22, 1929 – February 19, 2020)[1] was an American politician in the state of Florida.

Jerry G. Melvin
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Member of the Florida House of Representatives for the 7th district
In office
1968–1971
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 5th district
In office
1973–1978
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 4th district
In office
1995–2005
Personal details
Born(1929-07-22)July 22, 1929
Bonifay, Florida, United States
DiedFebruary 19, 2020(2020-02-19) (aged 90)
Political partyRepublican
Occupationadministrator

Melvin was born in Bonifay, Florida. He was an alumnus of the College of Charleston, American University of Washington, and Eglin Air Force Base Extension of Florida State University. Melvin also served in the Florida National Guard.[2] He served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1968 to 1978, as a Republican, representing the 5th district. In 1994, he was elected to serve the 4th district; he would serve until 2005.[3][4] In 2001, a resolution was passed to bestow the title of Dean of the Florida House of Representatives on him.[5]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Jarrett Green "Jerry" Melvin
  2. ^ "Florida House of Representatives - Jerry G. Melvin - 2014 - 2016 { Crisafulli }". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  3. ^ "House of Representatives". Retrieved 29 November 2014.
  4. ^ Ward, Robert L. / Florida House of Representatives (2011). "Membership of the Florida House of Representatives by County, 1845-2012" (PDF). Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  5. ^ http://archive.flsenate.gov/data/session/2001/House/bills/billtext/pdf/h9007.pdf