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politician , Member of the Florida House of Representatives

Paige Kreegel, American state legislator. Member of American Medical Association, Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association, Gulf Coast Citrus Growers Association, Florida Medical Association, Charlotte County Cattlemen's Association.

Background

Kreegel, Paige was born on August 20, 1958 in Miami, Florida, United States.

Education

Kreegel graduated from New York Medical College in Valhalla, New York in 1982 with a medical degree. He attended University of Miami and American University as an undergraduate.

Career

Kreegel was first elected to the Florida House in 2004, and was unopposed for re-election in 2006. He is a physician and resides in Estero, Florida. He was a Republican candidate in a special election in April 2014 to fill Florida's 19th district U.S. House of Representatives seat vacated by Trey Radel.

He has a Master's degree in Business Administration from IMPAC University in Punta Gorda, Florida. Kreegel was Associate Professor at the University of South Florida in Tampa in 1990. PhysicianKreegel has served as the physician for Charlotte County Sheriff's Office SWAT Team.

PoliticsKreegel was a Representative in the Florida State House of Representatives from 2005-2012. He was chairman of the Health Care Services Policy Committee. In January 2012, Kreegel ran for the Republican nomination for the U.S. Congressional District 14 (now renumbered as District 19) of Florida.

Kreegel lost to Trey Radel in the Republican congressional primary and was third behind Chauncey Goss, the son of (former FL Congressman and CIA Director) Porter Goss, closely followed by Byron Donalds. The race was for the District 19 seat was held on August 14, 2012. = Controversy In April 2010, Kreegel referred to homeless people as "bums" when he was stating that he did not believe in passing hate crime laws to protect homeless people in Florida.

American Medical AssociationCharlotte County Cattlemen's AssociationFlorida Medical AssociationGulf Coast Citrus Growers AssociationPeace River Valley Citrus Growers Association.

Achievements

  • He is founder of American-Medic, a multi-functional clinic in Charlotte County, Florida.

Membership

Member of American Medical Association, Peace River Valley Citrus Growers Association, Gulf Coast Citrus Growers Association, Florida Medical Association, Charlotte County Cattlemen's Association.

Connections

Married Erika Kim McCarthy. Children: Olivia, Savannah, Christian.

spouse:
Erika Kim McCarthy

child:
Olivia Kreegel

child:
Savannah Kreegel

child:
Christian Kreegel