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Bill Birchfield

American politician

William O. Birchfield (December 19, 1935 – February 5, 2016) was an American politician, lawyer, and civic leader in the state of Florida. He called himself as the "Duke of Mayo". He was born in Mayo, Florida. He served in the Florida House of Representatives for the 21st district from 1971 until his resignation in 1974.

Bill Birchfield
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Member of the Florida House of Representatives for the 21st district
In office
1971–1974
Personal details
Born(1935-12-19)December 19, 1935
Mayo, Florida
DiedFebruary 5, 2016(2016-02-05) (aged 80)
Jacksonville, Florida
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Dana Ferrell
Children4
ResidenceJacksonville, Florida
Alma materUniversity of Florida
OccupationAttorney

Birchfield died in Jacksonville, Florida on February 5, 2016. He died from a heart attack. He was aged 80.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Daraskevich, Joe (6 February 2016). "William O. 'Bill' Birchfield, 1935-2016: Advocate for Dames Point bridge, Skyway". Florida Times Union. Retrieved 8 February 2016.