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Claude Roy Kirk, Jr.
Thirty-sixth governor: January 3, 1967 to January 5, 1971
Party Affiliation: Republican
Lt. Governor: Ray C. Osborne (1969-1971)
First Lady: Erika Mattfeld Kirk Florida Cabinet
Secretary of State:
Tom Adams (1961-1971)
Fred O. Dickinson (1965-1975)
Broward Williams (1965-1971)
Doyle Conner (1961-1991)
Earl Faircloth (1965-1971)
Supt. of Public
Floyd Thomas Christian (1965-1969)
Florida Photographic Collection:
Images related to Claude Kirk.
Collections at the State Archives of Florida:
Samuel Proctor Oral History Program, University of Florida.
A Man and His Words: The First Book About Claude Kirk, Jr. Governor of the State of Florida. Tallahassee: Executive Press, 1968. Desmond, William James. “A Case Study of the Governor’s War on Crime.” MA Thesis: Florida State University, 1967.
Claude Kirk and the Politics of Confrontation. Gainesville, Florida: University Press of Florida, 1993. Related Links:
Kirk, Florida Governors' Portraits, Museum of Florida History.
Claude Kirk, the Florida Governor's Mansion.