Boyd, F. Allen Jr.
Born: Jun 06, 1945 AD
Currently alive, at 69 years of age.
1945 - He was born in Valdosta, Georgia on the 6th of June.
- He was educated at Florida State University, and served as an infantry officer in Vietnam with the United States Army.
- Boyd was a fifth generation farmer from Monticello, Florida and a member of the Florida House of Representatives before entering the U.S. House.
1997 - He was a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Florida's 2nd congressional district.
2002 - On the 10th of October, Allen Boyd was among the 81 House Democrats who voted in favor of authorizing the invasion of Iraq.
2004 - He won reelection with 62% of the vote, even while John Kerry lost the district. Republicans will, however, very likely target Florida's 2nd District when Boyd retires.
2005 - He was named by the Collegiate Veterans Organization as an "advocate" for veterans' rights.
- He is a member of the House Armed Services Committee, and the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Military Quality of Life.
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