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Changing of the guard at former governor Reubin Askew's coffin in the Old Capitol in Tallahassee.
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Changing of the guard
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The three branches of Florida law enforcement honor guards are Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services (man in background at right in dark blue/black and gold piping uniforms and green pants), Tallahassee Police Department (woman at left in dark blue and gold), and Florida Highway Patrol (black or very dark green with tan pants).
Reubin Askew served in the Florida State Senate representing the 2nd District from 1962 until the 1970 term. Senate President pro tempore from 1968 to 1970. He served as Governor for the State of Florida from January 5, 1971 until January 2, 1979.
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Watson, Adam, 1963-. Changing of the guard at former governor Reubin Askew's coffin in the Old Capitol in Tallahassee. 2014. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/267195>, accessed 28 November 2023.
Watson, Adam, 1963-. Changing of the guard at former governor Reubin Askew's coffin in the Old Capitol in Tallahassee. 2014. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 28 Nov. 2023.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/267195>
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