Frederick B. Karl

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Frederick B. Karl
Justice Frederick B. Karl.jpg
Justice Frederick B. Karl, c. 1977
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 14th district
In office
1956–1964
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 14th district
In office
1968–1971
Justice of the Florida Supreme Court
In office
January 4, 1977 – April 5, 1978
Personal details
Born(1924-05-14)May 14, 1924
Daytona Beach, Florida
DiedMarch 7, 2013(2013-03-07) (aged 88)
Tampa, Florida
Political partyDemocrat
Spouse(s)Faye Brooker - Tampa, FL (November 1948 - June 1971)
Mercedes Jensen Proctor - Mt Dora, FL
(August 1971-2013)
ChildrenCynthia Anne (1951), Frederick B., Jr. (1954), Mary Theresa (1956), and James Brooker (1958).
Alma materUniversity of Florida,
Stetson University College of Law

Frederick Brennan Karl (May 14, 1924 – March 7, 2013) was an American politician, writer, and lawyer. He served in the Florida House of Representatives, Florida State Senate, and Florida Supreme Court.

Karl was born on May 14, 1924 in Daytona Beach, Florida.[1] He studied at Seabreeze High School, at the University of Florida, and at Stetson University College of Law.

Karl was married to Faye Brooker Karl from 1948 until their divorce in June of 1971. They had four children. He married Mercedes Jensen Proctor in August of 1971. Karl had suffered heart disease, Parkinson's disease, and diabetes.[2] Karl died on March 7, 2013 from heart disease in his home in Tampa, Florida, aged 88.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. Who's Who in Government. Marquis Who's Who, LLC. 1977. p. 314. ISBN 0-8379-1203-2.
  2. Carlton, Sue (2010-03-24). "Trouble in government? Get me Fred Karl!". St. Petersburg Times. Retrieved 2011-12-13.
  3. "Long time Florida public servant Fredrick B. Karl dies at 88". NBC News. 2013-03-7. Retrieved 2013-03-08. Check date values in: |date= (help)

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