Jerome Pratt

Summary

Charles Jerome Pratt (March 3, 1926[2] – August 28, 1984) was an American politician.[3][4][5][6] He served as a Democratic member for the 115th district of the Florida House of Representatives.[7][8][9]

Jerome Pratt
Jerome Pratt.jpg
Pratt in 1966
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 115th district
In office
March 1967 – 1970
Preceded byDistrict established
Succeeded byJohn P. Harllee
Personal details
Born
Charles Jerome Pratt

(1926-03-03)March 3, 1926
Orlando, Florida, U.S.
DiedAugust 28, 1984(1984-08-28) (aged 58)
Bradenton, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Spouse(s)Virginia Pratt[1]
Children4[1]
Alma materStetson University College of Law

Born in Orlando, Florida.[2] Pratt attended at the Stetson University College of Law, where he earned his bachelor's degree and Bachelor of Laws degree in 1954.[2] He served as the judge and prosecutor in Palmetto, Florida.[1] Pratt had also worked as a lawyer.[2] In 1967, he was the first person to serve as a member for the 115th district of the Florida House of Representatives.[7] Pratt was succeeded by John P. Harllee for the 115th district in 1970.[7]

Pratt died in August 1984 at the L.W. Blake Memorial Hospital in Bradenton, Florida, at the age of 58.[1] He was buried in Manasota Memorial Park.[1]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c d e "Charles Jerome Pratt". The Bradenton Herald. Bradenton, Florida. August 30, 1984. p. 16. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  2. ^ a b c d The Florida Handbook, Peninsular Publishing Company, 1969, p. 141
  3. ^ "Rep. Jerome Pratt Seeks Re-Election". Tampa Bay Times. St. Petersburg, Florida. March 24, 1968. p. 11. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  4. ^ "Rep. Jerome Pratt For State Gaming". The Bradenton Herald. Bradenton, Florida. May 3, 1969. p. 9. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  5. ^ "The Bradenton Herald Politics Articles". The Bradenton Herald. Bradenton, Florida. May 25, 1969. p. 11. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  6. ^ "Pratt Criticizes Judge, Kirk, Matthews, Schultz". Tampa Bay Times. St. Petersburg, Florida. March 3, 1970. p. 12. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Newspapers.com.  
  7. ^ a b c "House of Representatives". Archived from the original on June 27, 2022. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Wayback Machine.
  8. ^ Ward, Robert (August 3, 2011). "Membership of the Florida House of Representatives by County 1845-2012" (PDF). Florida House of Representatives. Archived (PDF) from the original on June 27, 2022. Retrieved June 27, 2022 – via Wayback Machine.
  9. ^ Acts and Resolutions Adopted by the Legislature of Florida: Volume 1, Florida: W. & C. Julian Bartlett, 1973, p. 7