- Florida State Senator Pat Thomas listening to Governor Lawton Chiles during conversation - Tallahassee, Florida
- Born in 1933, Pat Thomas served as state senator from Quincy, Florida. A University of Florida grad and Korean War veteran, he served as chairman for the Florida Democratic Party from 1966-1970. He was elected to the Florida House in 1972, and the Florida Senate in 1974. He served as Senate president from 1993 to 1994. He died in 2000 from multiple myeloma.
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