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Gerald A. Lewis

state comptroller

Gerald A. Lewis, American state comptroller. Bar: Florida 1960. Recipient Special Presidential award Young Democratic Club, Miami, 1964-1965, Humanitarian award United Cerebral Palsy, Miami, 1975, Distinguished Service award South Florida Public Service Society, 1975.

Background

Lewis, Gerald A. was born on March 31, 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Bernard and Molly Lewis.

Education

Bachelor, Harvard University, Boston, 1955. Doctor of Laws, Harvard University, Boston, 1960.

Career

Private practice law, Miami, Florida, 1960-1966;member, Florida House of Representatives, 1966-1970;member, Florida State Senate, 1970-1972;assistant county and state attorney, Dade County, 1972-1974;comptroller department banking and finance, State of Florida, Tallahassee, since 1974. Organizer Comptroller's Task Force on Securities Regulation, 1985.

Achievements

  • Bar: Florida 1960.

Membership

Cabinet representative Miami Downtown Development Authority. Former statewide chairman American Cancer Society Employees Division Fund Doctor, State Employees Heart Fund, Cancer Crusade, Florida Served to captain United States Army, Green Berets. Member American Bankers Association (University Colorado School International Banking), Conference State Bank Supervisors (trustee), American Bar Association, Florida Bar Association, Dade County Bar Association Clubs: Harvard (Greater Miami, past vice president, secretary).

South Florida Chapter 82d Airborne Division Association (past vice chairman).

Connections

Married Mary Lewis; children: Patty, Beth, Susan.

father:
Bernard Lewis

mother:
Molly Lewis

spouse:
Mary Lewis

children:
Patty Lewis

Beth Lewis

Susan Lewis