Portrait of Senator James E. (Nick) Connor of Brooksville.

Portrait of Senator James E. (Nick) Connor of Brooksville.


Image Number

  • RC22039

Year

  • 1963

Series Title

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    Biography Note

  • James E. "Nick" Connor was born in Gadsden, Alabama in 1904 and majored in political science at the University of Florida. He was City Clerk in Inverness for five years before being appointed Citrus County Circuit Court Clerk in 1935. He remained in that job until 1952 when he was elected to the Florida Senate, where he served as Senate President in 1965. In 1968 he was elected Citrus County Judge and in 1978 the Citrus County Courthouse was dedicated to Connor. He was instrumental in obtaining land for the Florida Highway Patrol Station, Pasco Hernando Community College, and Hernando County Mental Health Center. He obtained funding for the Citrus Memorial Hospital in Inverness and Lykes Memorial Hospital in Brooksville. He introduced the bill requiring the University of Florida and Florida State University to play one another each football season. He sponsored legislation creating the Southwest Florida Water Management District, adding millions of dollars to Hernando County?s economy. James E. Connor died in 1995.

Physical Description

  • 1 photoprint - b&w - 4 x 3 in.

Subject Term

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Subject Corporate

Shelf Number

  • Shelf number: G04112.

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Portrait of Senator James E. (Nick) Connor of Brooksville.
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Chicago Manual of Style

Portrait of Senator James E. (Nick) Connor of Brooksville. 1963. Black & white photoprint, 4 x 3 in. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/43106>, accessed 16 November 2018.

MLA

Portrait of Senator James E. (Nick) Connor of Brooksville. 1963. Black & white photoprint. State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 16 Nov. 2018.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/43106>.

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(State Archives of Florida)