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Francis Rooney

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Francis Rooney
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 19th district
In office
January 3, 2017 – January 3, 2021
Preceded byCurt Clawson
Succeeded byByron Donalds
United States Ambassador to the Holy See
In office
November 12, 2005 – January 10, 2008
PresidentGeorge W. Bush
Preceded byJim Nicholson
Succeeded byMary Ann Glendon
Personal details
Laurence Francis Rooney III

(1953-12-04) December 4, 1953 (age 70)
Muskogee, Oklahoma, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Kathleen Collins (m. 1976)
EducationGeorgetown University (BA, JD)

Laurence Francis Rooney III (born December 4, 1953) is an American politician. He was a U.S. Representative for Florida's 19th congressional district from 2017 to 2021. He was a Republican. He was the United States Ambassador to the Holy See from 2005 until 2008.

Rooney was the CEO of Rooney Holdings. He had a net worth of $22.6 million, Rooney had been one of the wealthiest members of Congress.[1]

In October 2019, Rooney announced that he would not run for re-election to Congress in 2020.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Ranking the Net Worth of the 115th". Retrieved November 18, 2019.
  2. Zanona, Melanie; Dixon, Matt; Vasquez, Christian (October 19, 2019). "GOP congressman who was open to impeachment calls it quits". Politico. Washington, DC. Retrieved October 19, 2019.