A Guide to Florida Governors and the Florida Cabinet

D. Robert (Bob) Graham [1936-]

Bob Graham

Thirty-eighth governor: January 2, 1979 to January 3, 1987

Party Affiliation: Democrat

Lt. Governor: Wayne Mixson (1979-1987)

First Lady: Adele Khoury Graham

Florida Cabinet

Secretary of State:
George Firestone (1979-1987)
Gerald Lewis (1975-1995)
Treasurer & Insurance Commissioner:
Commissioner of Agriculture:
Doyle Conner (1961-1991)
Attorney General:
Jim Smith (1979-1987)
Commissioner of Education:
Ralph D. Turlington (1974-1986)
Betty Castor (1986-1994)

Florida Photographic Collection:
  • Images related to Bob Graham.
  • Bob Graham's Workdays
    In 1977, Bob Graham announced he would experience the lives of ordinary Floridians firsthand by working their jobs.
Collections at the State Archives of Florida:
Other Repositories:
  • Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, University of Florida
    • Interviews FP 50
  • Senatorial papers, P.K. Yonge Library of Florida History, University of Florida.
Published Materials:
  • Graham, Bob. Workdays: Finding Florida on the Job. Miami, Florida: Banyan, Books, 1978.
  • Date, S.V. A Quiet Passion: A Biography of Senator Bob Graham. New York: Penguin, 2004.
Related Links:
  • Bob Graham, Florida Governors' Portraits, Museum of Florida History.
  • Bob Graham, the Florida Governor's Mansion.
  • Bob Graham, Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.