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Charles Charlie Crist Edit Profile

also known as Charles Joseph Crist Jr.

Lawyer , Governor of Florida

Charlie Crist, American lawyer, former Governor of Florida.

Background

Crist, Charlie was born on July 24, 1956 in Altoona, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Charles Joseph and Nancy (Lee) Crist.

Education

Attended, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, North Carolina. Bachelor in Government, Florida State University, 1978. Juris Doctor, Samford University Cumberland School Law, Birmingham, Alabama, 1981.

Career

Attorneymember, Florida State Senate, Tallahassee, since 1992. Member Subcommittee D. Criminal Justice Ways and Means Committee, 1996-1998, Judiciary Committee, 1996-1998, Governmental Reform and Oversight Committee, 1996-1998, Criminal Justice Committee, 1996-1998. Chairman Executive Business, Ethics and Elections Committee,1996-1998.

Former state director United States Sen. Connie Mack; chairman anti-trust advising committee Sen. Connie Mack's Baseball Anti-Trust Advisory Committee.

Member Sen. Connie Mack's Federal Judicial Advisory Committee. Member ethics committee Florida Bar.

Religion

Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

Views

The sense of being connected is how the Church as a whole should be structured. At its heart is an understanding of the Christian community as the 'body of Christ '.

Membership

Member Pinellas County Republican Executive Committee, Area Agency on Bay Management. Member administrative board First United Methodist Church. Member Booster Florida State University.

Board directors Foundation for Florida's Future, Operation PAR, Police Athletic League. Mem.adv. committee Tampa Bay MDA. Fellow American Swiss Association. Member American Bar Association, American Lung Association (member president's county Pinellas County), Florida Conservation Association, St. Petersburg Chamber of Commerce, Pinellas Pk.

Chamber of Commerce, Hillsborough Bar Association, St. Petersburg Bar Association, Republican National Lawyers Association (Board of Governors), Suncoasters Civic Club, Rotary, Suncoast Tiger Bay Club (board directors, True Grit award).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: water skiing, reading, jogging.

Connections

Married Amanda Morrow, 1979 (divorced February 15, 1980). Married Carole Rome, December 12, 2008. Stepchildren: Jessica, Skylar.

father:
Charles Joseph Crist

mother:
Nancy (Lee) Crist

spouses:
Amanda Morrow

Carole Rome

children:
Jessica Crist

Skylar Crist