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Kenneth Hood "Buddy" MacKay, Jr. (born March 22, 1933) is an American politician from Florida. A Democrat, he was briefly the forty-second governor of Florida following the death of Lawton Chiles on December 12, 1998. March 22 is the 81st day of the year in the Gregorian Calendar (82nd in Leap years). ... 1933 (MCMXXXIII) was a common year starting on Sunday (link will take you to calendar). ... State nickname: Sunshine State Official languages English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Senators Bill Nelson (D) Mel Martinez (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 17. ... The Democratic Party, which is also known as the National Socialist Party, is the longest-standing political party in the world (unless one considers the British Conservative Party to be an extension of the much older Tories). ... List of Governors of Florida: Florida Governors Military Government Territorial Government Statehood Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of Florida | Government of Florida ... State nickname: Sunshine State Official languages English Capital Tallahassee Largest city Jacksonville Governor Jeb Bush (R) Senators Bill Nelson (D) Mel Martinez (R) Area  - Total  - % water Ranked 22nd 170,451 km² 17. ... Lawton Chiles in an official picture taken during his first term as governor of Florida. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1998 (MCMXCVIII) is a common year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year of the Ocean. ...


MacKay was born to a citrus farming family in Ocala, Florida. He served in the United States Air Force during the 1950s, and then attended the University of Florida, eventually receiving a law degree. MacKay was inducted into the University of Florida Hall of Fame (the most prestigious honor a student can receive from UF). He married Anne Selph in 1960; the couple have four sons. Species & major hybrids Species Citrus maxima - Pomelo Citrus medica - Citron Citrus reticulata - Mandarin & Tangerine Major hybrids Citrus x aurantifolia - Key lime Citrus x aurantium Citrus x hystrix - Kaffir Lime Citrus x ichangensis - Ichang Lemon Citrus x limetta Citrus x limon - Lemon Citrus x limonia - Rangpur Citrus x paradisi - Grapefruit Citrus... Ocala is a city located in Marion County, Florida. ... The United States Air Force (USAF) is the aviation branch of the United States armed forces. ... // Events and trends This map shows two essential global spheres during the Cold War in 1959. ... University of Florida State University System of Florida FAMU FAU FGCU FIU FSU NCF UCF UF UNF USF UWF The University of Florida is a public university located in Gainesville, Florida. ... J.D. redirects here; for alternate uses, see J.D. (disambiguation) J.D. is an abbreviation for the Latin Juris Doctor, also called a Doctor of Law or Doctorate of Jurisprudence, and is the law degree typically awarded by an accredited U.S. law school after successfully completing three years... 1960 (MCMLX) was a leap year starting on Friday (link will take you to calendar). ...


MacKay was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1968, and to the Florida Senate in 1975. From 1983 to 1989 he served for three terms in the U.S. House of Representatives, where he made controlling the national budget one of his main concerns. In 1988 he received the Democratic nomination for the United States Senate, but lost in a very close race for that office to Connie Mack III. MacKay served as Florida's lieutenant governor under Lawton Chiles for two terms, starting in 1991, and ran for governor in November 1998 to replace the outgoing Chiles, but was defeated by the Republican candidate Jeb Bush. Chiles died shortly afterward on December 12, and MacKay became governor until Bush took office on January 5, 1999. The Florida House of Representatives, one of the two Chambers of the Florida Legislature, is composed of 120 members, each representing a district. ... 1968 (MCMLXVIII) was a leap year starting on Monday (the link is to a full 1968 calendar). ... The Florida Senate is part of the Legislative branch of government for the state of Florida. ... 1975 (MCMLXXV) was a common year starting on Wednesday (the link is to a full 1975 calendar). ... 1983 (MCMLXXXIII) is a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar. ... 1989 (MCMLXXXIX) is a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... The United States House of Representatives is one of the two houses of the Congress of the United States. ... 1988 (MCMLXXXVIII) was a leap year starting on a Friday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Seal of the Senate The United States Senate is one of the two chambers of the Congress of the United States, the other being the House of Representatives. ... Cornelius Alexander McGillicuddy III (born October 29, 1940 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania), known as Connie Mack for short, is a former Republican member of the United States House of Representatives from 1983 to 1989 and of the United States Senate from 1989 to 2001, all from Florida. ... A Lieutenant Governor is a government official who is the subordinate or deputy of a Governor or Governor-General. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) is a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ... A governor is also a device that regulates the speed of a machine. ... For other uses, see November (disambiguation). ... The Republican Party, often called the GOP (for Grand Old Party, although one early citation described it as the Gallant Old Party) [1], is one of the two major political parties in the United States. ... John Ellis Jeb Bush (born February 11, 1953), a Republican, is the forty-third and current Governor of Florida. ... December 12 is the 346th day (347th in leap years) of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... January 5 is the 5th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... 1999 (MCMXCIX) is a common year starting on Friday, and was designated the International Year of Older Persons by the United Nations. ...


External link

  • Official Governor's portrait and biography from the State of Florida
Preceded by:
Lawton M. Chiles, Jr.
Governor of Florida
1998–1999
Succeeded by:
Jeb Bush


Lawton Chiles in an official picture taken during his first term as governor of Florida. ... List of Governors of Florida: Florida Governors Military Government Territorial Government Statehood Categories: Lists of United States governors | Governors of Florida | Government of Florida ... John Ellis Jeb Bush (born February 11, 1953), a Republican, is the forty-third and current Governor of Florida. ...

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Members of the MacKay family have been Florida citrus farmers in Ocala and Marion county for the past three generations.
Buddy MacKay served in the U.S. Air Force in the 1950s, then attended the University of Florida, earning a law degree.
MacKay was elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 1968, then elected to the State Senate in 1975.
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