Alcee Hastings

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Alcee Hastings
Alcee Hastings Official portrait 108th Congress.jpg
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 20th district
23rd (1993-2013)
Assumed office
January 3, 1993
Preceded byConstituency established
Judge of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
In office
November 2, 1979 – October 20, 1989
Nominated byJimmy Carter
Preceded bySeat established
Succeeded byFederico Moreno
Personal details
Alcee Lamar Hastings

(1936-09-05) September 5, 1936 (age 84)
Altamonte Springs, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
EducationHoward University
Fisk University (BA)
Florida A&M University (JD)

Alcee Lamar Hastings /ˈæls/ (born September 5, 1936) is an American politician and judge. He is the U.S. Representative for Florida's 20th congressional district serving since January 3, 1993. The district includes most of the majority-black precincts in and around Fort Lauderdale and West Palm Beach. He is a Democrat.

Hastings served as a judge on the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida until his impeachment and removal due to Hastings being involved in bribery-related actions.[1]

In January 2019, Hastings was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Senate Removes Hastings, The Washington Post, October 21, 1989. Retrieved March 14, 2012.
  2. "Rep. Alcee Hastings diagnosed with pancreatic cancer". The Washington Post. January 14, 2019. Retrieved January 14, 2019.

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