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James E. "Jim" King Edit Profile

consultant , personnel executive , State legislator

James E. King, American state legislator. Member Jacksonville Chamber of Commerce (task force chairman), Multiple Sclerosis Society (member Florida advisory board), Jacksonville Kingfish Association (member executive board), Gator Bowl Association (member executive board, 1990), Florida State University Boosters (board directors), University Club Jacksonville (board governor), Jacksonville Marine Institute (board directors).


King, James E. was born on October 30, 1939 in Brooklyn. Son of James King and Esther Emma (Williams).


Associate of Arts, St. Petersburg Junior College, Florida, 1959. Bachelor, Florida State University, 1961. Bachelor of Science, Florida State University, 1961.

Master of Business Administration, Florida State University, 1962.


Owner, King Temporary Staffing Inc. owner, Southeastern Resources Inc. owner, King Leasing Corporationowner, The Jim King Companiesmember, Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, since 1986;member Republican legislature leadersip committee, Republican leadership team, Florida House of Representatives, 1986-1994;minority floor whip, Florida House of Representatives, 1988-1990;Republican leader, Florida House of Representatives, 1996. Chairman House Republican Policy Committee, 1992-1994. Chairman Duval Delegation, 1992.

Vice chairman Republican Reapportionment Committee.


  • E-mail: king.james@leg.state.fl.us.


Vice chairman Florida Task Force on Government-Financed Health Care. Member Jacksonville Sports and Entertainment Commission, vice chairman, 1986. Member Executive Committee Florida Republican Party, Gtr.

Jacksonville Charities Inc. Board directors Florida Hospice. With United States Coast Guard, 1962-1968.

Member American Association Retired People, Florida State University Boosters, Inc. (board directors), Jacksonville Seminole Boosters Inc. (president 1982), Florida Conservation Association, Multiple Sclerosis Society (member of national advisory board), Meninak Club Jacksonville, Mazda Gator Bowl Association (member Executive Board 1990), Ducks Unlimited.


Married Linda Braddock. Children: Monta Michelle, Laurie Anne.

James King King

Esther Emma (Williams) King

Linda Braddock

Monta Michelle King

Laurie Anne King