Former Rep. Allen Boyd

Democrat  •  Florida 7 Terms  •  Sworn In 1997
Last Term 2009 - 2010 View All


Boyd was born on June 6, 1945 in Valdosta, Georgia, was educated at Florida State University, served in the United States Army in Viet Nam, and was a farmer and a member of the Florida House of Representatives before entering the House.

Congressman Boyd is a leader of the Blue Dog Coalition, "a group of 35 Democratic members of the U.S. House of Representatives who advocate fiscal responsibility in the Federal budgeting process. They are centrist legislators working to build consensus between the two parties in Congress to find workable solutions for the most pressing budget issues.... Boyd was instrumental in the successful efforts by Congress to reach the historic 1997 balanced budget agreement."http://www.house.gov/boyd/bio.html Read More...

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