Lawton Chiles facts for kids
|41st Governor of Florida|
January 8, 1991 – December 12, 1998
|Preceded by||Bob Martinez|
|Succeeded by||Buddy MacKay|
|United States Senator
January 3, 1971 – January 3, 1989
|Preceded by||Spessard Holland|
|Succeeded by||Connie Mack III|
|Chairman of the Senate Committee on the Budget|
January 3, 1987 – January 3, 1989
|Preceded by||Pete Domenici|
|Succeeded by||Jim Sasser|
|Chairman of the Senate Special Committee on Aging|
January 3, 1979 – January 3, 1981
|Preceded by||Frank Church|
|Succeeded by||H. John Heinz III|
Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr.
April 3, 1930
December 12, 1998
Chiles Family EstateLakeland, Florida
|Relations||Kay Hagan (niece)|
|Alma mater||University of Florida|
|Allegiance||United States of America|
|Branch/service||United States Army|
|Years of service||1953–1954|
Before he was governor, Chiles was also a United States Senator from Florida serving from January 3, 1979 to January 1989.
Images for kids
Rhea Chiles embracing her son Bud during the funeral of Lawton Chiles, on December 15, 1998.
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