Miami, Florida , United States
|| May 13, 1931
|Died||March 02, 2012
May 13, 2022 10:45pm
|Info||Elected to the Florida House of Representatives from Dade County in 1966. |
Elected to the Florida House of Representatives from the 110th District in 1967.
Elected to the Florida House of Representatives from the 92nd District in 1968 and 1970.
Elected to the Florida Senate from the 36th District in 1972, serving until 1978.
Florida�s 20th Secretary of State, Firestone has been a Florida resident since 1936. He served in the House of Representatives and the Senate before being elected Secretary of State in 1978. As Chief Cultural Officer of Florida, Firestone established a goal for Florida to be recognized as the �State of the Arts.� Under his leadership, support for the arts increased more than 3,200%. Today, Florida ranks second nationally in arts funding.
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