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Record Group Number: 000150
Series/Collection Number: .S 1137
Creator: Florida. Dept. of State.
Title, Dates: Secretary of State George Firestone press files, 1979-1987.
Amount: 4.00 cubic ft.
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Organization/Arrangement: Subdivided into (1) photographs; (2) press releases, arranged chronologically; (3) speeches, arranged chronologically; and (4) speeches, arranged by topic.
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Biographical/Historical:     Born in New York City in 1931, George Firestone came to Florida as a boy with his family to settle in Miami.  Firestone served in the Army and was honorably discharged in 1952.  He then went into business in Miami and became a leader in many civic organizations.
    In 1966, he was elected to the Florida House of Representative from Dade and Monroe Counties, where he served until election to the State Senate in 1972.  He left the Senate in 1974.  In 1978, he was elected Secretary of State.  He served in this position until he resigned in 1987.
Summary:     The series contains the press files of Secretary of State George Firestone from 1983 to 1987.  Types of records include photographs, press releases, and speech files.
Finding Aids: Box listing available.
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Subject Access Fields: Florida. Office of Secretary of State.
Secretary of State.
Press releases. aat
Speeches. aat
Added Entries Firestone, George.
Florida. Office of Secretary of State.