Category:People from Milton, Florida
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The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
The following 26 pages are in this category, out of 26 total. This list may not reflect recent changes (learn more).
1. Milton, Florida – Milton is a city in Santa Rosa County, Florida, United States. The city was incorporated in 1844 and is home to Naval Air Station Whiting Field, the population was 7,045 at the 2000 census. In 2004, the population recorded by the U. S. Census Bureau was 8,044, the population estimate for 2013 was 9,323. It is the county seat of Santa Rosa County, Milton was known by various names during its development. Most notable were Hell-Town Jernigans Landing, Scratch Ankle, Hard Scrabble, and later Milton and/or because of the lumber mill industry or Mill Town. Milton is part of the Pensacola–Ferry Pass–Brent Metropolitan Statistical Area, Milton is located at 30°37′49″N 87°02′47″W. According to the United States Census Bureau, the city has an area of 4.6 square miles. At the 2000 census, there were 7,045 people,2,674 households and 1,831 families residing in the city, the population density was 1,611.1 per square mile. There were 3,151 housing units at a density of 720.6 per square mile. The racial makeup of the city was 67. 84% White,25. 95% African American,0. 71% Native American,1. 73% Asian,0. 17% Pacific Islander,1. 04% from other races, and 2. 56% from two or more races. Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3. 45% of the population,27. 2% of all households were made up of individuals and 12. 0% had someone living alone who was 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.51 and the family size was 3.04. 27. 3% of the population were under the age of 18,8. 9% from 18 to 24,28. 2% from 25 to 44,18. 8% from 45 to 64, the median age was 34 years. For every 100 females there were 86.2 males, for every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 81.1 males. The median household income was $37,629, and the family income was $44,261. Males had an income of $35,000 versus $28,337 for females. The per capita income for the city was $19,367, about 11% of families and 16. 7% of the population were below the poverty line, including 20. 2% of those under age 18 and 11. 7% of those age 65 or over. Santa Rosa Medical Center is a 129-bed general hospital in Milton, SRMC is the primary provider of hospital-based healthcare services and emergency medicine in Santa Rosa County
2. Ken Boles – Ken Boles was an American politician in the state of Florida. Boles was born in Milton, Florida and he attended Pensacola State College, the Alexander Hamilton Institute, and the U. S. Saving and Loan Institute, and works in real estate and he served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1978 to 1982, as a Democrat, representing the 5th district
3. Jack Bradford – Jack Bradford is an American / Australian stage actor and director. He is perhaps best known by many in Brisbane for founding the Brisbane Junior Theatre company which presented its first production - The Pirates of Penzance in April 2001, Bradford, the son of Gerald and Rose Bradford, was born in 1959 at Milton, Florida USA. Jacks Dad was a Navy Captain which meant that Jack and his seven siblings were regularly on the move and his first stage role was taking the part of Jesus in Godspell working alongside Kathy Najimy in 1975. After completing his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre, Jack moved to Brisbane, Australia in 1988, having married an Australian, Deborah Onions, from 1989 to 1993, Jack was the Senior Pastor of the Christian Praise Centre in Glen Innes, N. S. W. In 1993, Jack, Debbie and their 3 boys moved back to Brisbane, Jack Bradford at the Internet Movie Database Brisbane Junior Theatre
4. Millard Caldwell – Millard Fillmore Caldwell was an American politician. He was the 29th Governor of Florida and served in all three branches of government at times in his life, including as a U. S. Representative and Florida Supreme Court justice, Caldwell was born in the rural area of Beverly, Tennessee, outside Knoxville. There he attended schools and attended Carson-Newman College, the University of Mississippi. During World War I, Caldwell enlisted in the U. S. Army on April 3,1918 and he was commissioned as a second lieutenant in the Field Artillery, and was discharged on January 11,1919. Caldwell was married to Mary Harwood Caldwell, the three children were Susan, Millard, and Sally. Caldwell moved to Milton, Florida in 1924, practicing law there, in 1926, Caldwell began serving as prosecutor and county attorney of Santa Rosa County, in 1929, he was elected as a Democrat to the state House, where he was a member until 1932. That year, Caldwell was elected to the U. S. House of Representatives from Floridas 3rd congressional district and he took office on March 4,1933, and served four terms, ending on January 3,1941. In 1944, Caldwell was elected governor of Florida, after leaving office in 1949, Caldwell was appointed the administrator of the Federal Civil Defense Administration by then-President Harry S. Truman in 1950. After leaving this post in 1952, Caldwell served as a justice –, on May 14,1953, Caldwell was initiated as an Honorary brother in the Alpha Phi chapter of Alpha Kappa Psi at the University of Florida Caldwell died in Tallahassee on October 23,1984. He is interred at Blackwood-Harwood Plantations Cemetery in Leon County in Tallahassee, during his life, Caldwell was a member of the Newcomen Society, Freemasons, Shriners, Elks, and Knights of Pythias. He was also a member of Kappa Sigma and Phi Alpha Delta, list of Governors of Tennessee United States Congress. Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, biographical Directory of the United States Congress Millard F. Caldwell at Find a Grave National Governors Association
5. Greg Evers – Robert Gregory Greg Evers is a Republican politician who served as a member of the Florida Senate from 2010 to 2016, representing parts of Northwest Florida. Prior to his election to the Senate, he served as a member of the Florida House of Representatives, Evers was born in Milton, Florida, and grew up on his familys farm, later attending Pensacola Junior College, and then eventually joining his familys fertilizer business. When he became the owner of the business, he moved it to Baker, where he started growing cotton, soybeans, peanuts, wheat, and corn. A special election was called to replace Miller in the 1st District, which included northern Escambia County, northwestern Okaloosa County, in a close election, Evers narrowly defeated Hilliard, winning 54% of the vote to Hilliards 46%. Advancing to the election, Evers faced Eddie Cook, the Democratic nominee. Owing to the nature of the district, Evers defeated Cook in a landslide. When Evers ran for re-election in 2002 to his first full term, Evers ended up defeating Mapoles handily, winning renomination with 73% of the vote. He was re-elected unopposed in the election that year. In 2008, he faced Ryan Gilbert in the Republican primary, but defeated him easily, winning renomination with 76% of the vote, and was re-elected in the general election without opposition. Despite Hill racking up a number of endorsements, Evers significantly outraised him. In the general election, Evers was opposed by Christopher S. Crawford, the Tea Party nominee, Evers ran for re-election, which he won unopposed. When he sought re-election in 2014, he won uncontested again, throughout his tenure in the legislature, Evers wrote a number of pieces of legislation concerning gun rights. He also authored legislation, referred to as the Pop Tart bill, that prevented schools from disciplining students who play with simulated weapons, Evers holds an A+ rating with the National Rifle Association Florida State Senate - Greg Evers Florida House of Representatives - Greg Evers
6. Daniel Ewing – George Daniel Ewing Jr is an American professional basketball player for Neptūnas Klaipėda of the Lietuvos Krepšinio Lyga. A6 ft 3 in and 185 pounds guard from Duke University, prior to Duke, he played for Willowridge High School in Missouri City, Texas along with T. J. Ford and Ivan McFarlin. He was selected as a McDonalds All-American in 2001, Ewing was selected by the NBAs Los Angeles Clippers in the second round of the 2005 NBA Draft. He played with the club during two seasons, as a backup, in 127 regular season contests, he averaged 3 points, one rebound and one assist per game. On June 29,2007, he was waived by the Clippers, on July 23,2007, Ewing signed a two-year contract with the Russian League club BC Khimki. After one year in Russia with Khimki, Ewing joined Polish Leagues Asseco Prokom Sopot for the 2008-09 season, in July 2011, he signed a one-year contract with Azovmash Mariupol of Ukraine. In December 2012, he signed with Beşiktaş of the Turkish Basketball League for the rest of the season, in July 2013, he signed with a one-year deal Paris-Levallois Basket of the French LNB Pro A. On October 1,2014, Ewing signed a contract with Le Mans Sarthe. On October 29,2014, his contract with the team was extended for the rest of the season, on August 15,2015, Ewing signed a one-year deal with the Lithuanian club Neptūnas Klaipėda. On August 18,2016, Ewing signed with Israeli club Maccabi Ashdod, on February 22,2017, he returned to Neptūnas
7. Cortland Finnegan – Cortland Temujin Finnegan is an American football cornerback who is currently a free agent. He played college football at Samford, and was drafted by the Tennessee Titans in the round of the 2006 NFL Draft. Finnegan also played for the St. Louis Rams, Miami Dolphins, Carolina Panthers, Finnegan attended Milton High School in Milton, Florida, where he starred as safety and tailback, earning second-team All-State as a senior in 2002. He caught 22 passes for 403 yards, and also averaged 3.4 yards per rush, on defense, he recorded 65 tackles. As a junior, Cortland Finnegan was named first-team All-OVC, while starting every game at free safety and he led his team with 86 tackles, two tackles for loss, three interceptions, two passes defensed and one fumble forced. Finnegan also returned 11 kickoffs for 286 yards, Cortland Finnegan ranked first in OVC conference with 15.1 punt return average, while returning 14 punts for 212 yards and one touchdown. Ranked second in OVC conference with 25.1 kickoff return average on 15 returns for 376 yards, playing at FCS school Samford, Finnegan was unnoticed and overlooked in the 2006 NFL Draft. He displayed good speed at Samfords Pro Day, but lacked ideal height and was deemed a shaky tackler, sports Illustrated projected him to go undrafted, but Finnegan was selected by the Tennessee Titans with the seventh pick of the seventh round. He was the first Samford player drafted since Gary Fleming went 163rd overall to the Baltimore Colts in the 1969 NFL Draft and he played in all 16 games with two starts. He also tied for fourth on the team with 15 special teams tackles with one fumble recovery and he was named the AFC Defensive Player of the Week for the first time for intercepting two David Garrard passes during his Week 1 performance of the 2008 season. Finnegan was a pleasant surprise for Tennessee in the 2006–07 season after starting at the beginning of the Titans six-game win streak and he made plays left and right, most notably his 92-yard fumble return against the Jacksonville Jaguars on Sunday, December 17. It was one of the 3 defensive touchdowns for the Titans in that game—a franchise record, in his NFL debut against the Jets he had a sack and forced fumble. On December 16,2008, the National Football League named Finnegan a 2009 Pro Bowl starter alongside Oakland Raiders corner Nnamdi Asomugha and it was Finnegans first and only Pro Bowl selection. In 2010, Finnegan became a member of School of the Legends, sOTLs headquarters are located in Nashville, Tennessee. He also became Titans Community Man of the Year due to his efforts and the establishment of ARK31. In September 2010, Finnegan was fined $5,000 for throwing New York Giants wide receiver Steve Smith to the ground by his helmet, in October 2010, Finnegan was fined $10,000 for unnecessary roughness after hitting Denver Broncos guard Chris Kuper after Kupers helmet was off. After this incident, the NFL warned Finnegan that similar infractions in the future would lead to increased discipline, on November 28,2010, Finnegan was involved in a helmet-throwing fist fight with Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson. Finnegan and Johnson were ejected, and each subsequently fined $25,000, Finnegan signed a five-year, $50 million deal with the St. Louis Rams on March 13,2012