George Sheldon (politician)

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George Sheldon (1947 – August 23, 2018) was an American attorney and politician. He was born in Wildwood, New Jersey.

Sheldon was a member of the Florida House of Representatives, as the Secretary of the Florida Department of Children and Families, and as the Acting Assistant Secretary at the federal Administration for Children and Families within the Department of Health and Human Services.

Sheldon ran unsuccessfully in the 2014 Florida Attorney General election.[1] He was a member of the Democratic Party.

Sheldon died from complications of a fall in Miami, Florida, on August 23, 2018, at the age of 71.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "George Sheldon 2014 Website".
  2. "George Sheldon, a former DCF secretary and a champion for foster children, dies". miamiherald. Retrieved 2018-08-24.