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HASTINGS, Alcee Lamar

HASTINGS, Alcee Lamar
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HASTINGS, Alcee Lamar, a Representative from Florida; born in Altamonte Springs, Seminole County, Fla., September 5, 1936; graduated Crooms Academy, Sanford, Fla, 1953; B.A., Fisk University, Nashville, Tenn., 1958; attended Howard University School of Law, Washington, D.C., 1958-1960; J.D., Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University, Tallahassee, 1963; lawyer, private practice; unsuccessful candidate for nomination to the United States Senate in 1970; Broward County, Fla., circuit court judge, 1977-1979; United States district judge for the Southern District of Florida, 1979-1989; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the fourteen succeeding Congresses; served until his death on April 6, 2021 (January 3, 1993-April 6, 2021); died on April 6, 2021; remains were cremated.

View Record in the Biographical Directory of the U.S. Congress

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External Research Collections

Library of Congress
Manuscript Division

Washington, DC
Papers: In the Frank Minis Johnson papers, 1945-1989, 133.6 linear feet. Subjects covered include Hastings.
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Bibliography / Further Reading

"Alcee Hastings" in Black Americans in Congress, 1870-2007. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on House Administration by the Office of History & Preservation, U. S. House of Representatives. Washington: Government Printing Office, 2008.

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Committee Assignments

  • House Committee - Foreign Affairs
  • House Committee - International Relations
  • House Committee - Merchant Marine and Fisheries
  • House Committee - Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence
  • House Committee - Post Office and Civil Service
  • House Committee - Rules
    • Legislative and Budget Process - Chair
  • House Committee - Science
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