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Record Group Number: 000340
Series/Collection Number: .S 1643
Creator: Florida. Dept. of Insurance.
Title, Dates: Insurance Commissioner Tom Gallagher trip files, 1989.
Amount: 1.00 cubic ft.
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Biographical/Historical:     The Department of Insurance was created in 1969 (Ch. 69-106, Laws) to assume the duties of the Insurance Commissioner's Office. Its head is the Insurance Commissioner and Treasurer.  The Department regulates all forms of insurance including rates and policy forms. It determines if companies are financially sound; tests and licenses all agents, solicitors, adjusters, and bail bondsmen; enforces the Insurance Code, the State Fire Marshal Law, the Firemen's and Police Officers' Retirement Fund, and the Liquified Petroleum Gas Law.  In addition, the Department sponsors legislation for consumer protection and coordinates the state's property and casualty loss prevention self-insurance programs.
    Tom Gallagher was born in 1944 in Wilmington, Delaware, and moved to Florida in 1961.  He received a Bachelor of Business Administration from the University of Miami in 1965.  Gallagher, a Republican, was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1974 where he served until 1986, including two years as Minority Whip.  He served as Treasurer and Insurance Commissioner from 1989 to January 1995.
Summary:     This series contains Insurance Commissioner Tom Gallagher's trip files from 1989.  The records include correspondence, invitations, schedules, and agendas for conferences, workshops, dinners, luncheons, and other special events.
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Subject Access Fields: Gallagher, Tom, 1944-
Republican Party (Fla.)
Insurance Florida
Insurance companies Florida
Added Entries Gallagher, Tom, 1944-
Florida. Treasurer's Office.
Florida. State Fire Marshall's Office.
Florida. Insurance Commissioner's Office.
Florida. Dept. of Insurance.