Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984

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Lawyer, politician, and judge. City attorney, Milton, Florida, 1926-1932; Attorney, Santa Rosa County School Board; Member, Florida House of Representatives, 1929-1931; Representative, U.S. Congress, 1933-1941; Governor of Florida, 1945-1949; Chairman, Board of Control for Southern Regional Education, 1948-1950; and justice of the Florida Supreme Court, 1962-1969.

From the guide to the Millard Fillmore Caldwell Papers, 1938-1950, (Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida)

Millard Fillmore Caldwell was born at Beverly, near Knoxville, Tennessee, on February 6, 1897. He attended Carson Newman College, the University of Mississippi, and after service in the army during World War I, the University of Virginia. Caldwell moved to Milton, Florida in 1924. From 1929 to 1931, he served Santa Rosa County in the Florida House of Representatives. He represented the Third Congressional District from 1933 to 1941. After retiring from Congress, he moved to Tallahassee, where he again took up his private law practice. Elected Governor in 1944, Caldwell served from January 2, 1945 to January 4, 1949. He was appointed to the Florida Supreme Court in 1962 and served until 1969, having been elected Chief Justice in 1967. Caldwell died in Tallahassee in 1984.

From the description of Papers, 1933-1975. (Florida State Archive). WorldCat record id: 32413062

Lawyer, politician, and judge.

City attorney, Milton, Florida, 1926-1932; Attorney, Santa Rosa County School Board; Member, Florida House of Representatives, 1929-1931; Representative, U.S. Congress, 1933-1941; Governor of Florida, 1945-1949; Chairman, Board of Control for Southern Regional Education, 1948-1950; and justice of the Florida Supreme Court, 1962-1969.

From the description of Papers, 1938-1950. (University of Florida). WorldCat record id: 19563111

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referencedIn Griffith, Leon Odell, 1921-1984. Papers, 1946-1981. University of West Florida, John C. Pace Library
creatorOf Millard Fillmore Caldwell Papers, 1938-1950 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
referencedIn Fuller, Walter P. (Walter Pliny), 1894-. Walter P. Fuller papers, 1918-1973. University of South Florida, USF Library
referencedIn Wernicke, Otto Heinrich Louis, 1862-1930. Papers, 1928-1931. University of West Florida, John C. Pace Library
referencedIn Wernicke, Otto Heinrich Louis, Papers, 1928-1931 University of West Florida Libraries
referencedIn Allen Morris Papers, 1861-1970
referencedIn Richardson, Louise. Autograph and typed letters signed collection, 1895-1963. Florida State University
referencedIn Autograph and typed letters signed Collection, 1895-1963, assembled by Miss Louise Richardson, 1895-1963 and undated
referencedIn Robertson, William D., Papers, 1933-1961 University of West Florida Libraries
referencedIn Historic Homes Preservation Committee of Leon County (Tallahassee, Fla.). Historic Homes Preservation Committee of Leon County Papers, 1958. Florida State University
creatorOf Whitfield, James Bryan, 1860-1948. Papers, ca. 1906-1948. Florida State Archive
creatorOf Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984. Papers, 1933-1975. Florida State Archive
referencedIn Dosh, Robert N., 1886-1970. Papers, 1920-1965. University of Florida
creatorOf Florida. Governor (1945-1949 : Caldwell). Correspondence, 1945-1949. Florida State Archive
creatorOf Caldwell, Millard Fillmore, 1897-1984. Papers, 1938-1950. University of Florida
referencedIn Robert N. "Bert" Dosh Papers, 1920-1965 Special and Area Studies Collections, George A. Smathers Libraries, University of Florida
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Birth 1897-02-06

Death 1984-10-23

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