A Guide to Florida Governors and the Florida Cabinet

Fred Cone (1870-1949)

Fred Cone (1870-1949)

Twenty-seventh governor: January 5, 1937 to January 7, 1941

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Lt. Governor: None

First Lady: Mildred Victoria Thompson Cone

Florida Cabinet

Secretary of State:
Robert A. Gray (1930-1961)
William V. Knott (1928-1941)
J. Edwin Larson (1941-1965)
Commissioner of Agriculture:
Nathan Mayo (1923-1960)
Attorney General:
Cary D. Landis (1931-1938)
George Couper Gibbs (1938-1941)
Supt. of Public Instruction:
Colin English (1937-1949)

Florida Photographic Collection:
Collections at the State Archives of Florida:
Published Materials:
  • Nelson, Dave. “A New Deal for Welfare: Governor Fred Cone and the Florida State Welfare Board” Florida Historical Quarterly (Summer 2005)
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