Fred P Cone

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Birthday
28, 1871
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Jul 28, 1948 (76)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
28, 1871
Birthplace
Florida
Death Date
Jul 28, 1948 (76)

About

Affiliated with the Democratic Party, this American politician served from 1937 until 1941 as Florida's twenty-seventh Governor. Previously, he had served as President of the Florida Senate.

Before Fame

After studying at the University of Florida (then called the Florida Agricultural College), he sat for his state's bar examination and subsequently opened a legal practice in Lake City. He later became one of the founders of a prominent Florida bank.

Trivia

He was a three-term Mayor of Lake City, Florida.

Family Life

His first marriage, to Ruby Scarborough, resulted in one daughter. Seven years after Scarborough's death, he married Mildred Victoria Thompson.

Associated With

He and former Louisiana Governor Huey Long served their respective states during the years of the Great Depression.