CANADY, Charles Terrance

CANADY, Charles Terrance
Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives


CANADY, Charles Terrance, a Representative from Florida; born in Lakeland, Polk County, Fla., June 22, 1954; B.A., Haverford College, 1976; J.D., Yale University School of Law, 1979; admitted to the bar in 1979 and commenced the practice of law in Lakeland; served as counsel to the Central Florida Regional Planning Council, 1983-1984; member, Florida house of representatives, 1984-1990; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Third and to the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1993-January 3, 2001); one of the managers appointed by the House of Representatives in 1998 to conduct the impeachment proceedings of President William Jefferson Clinton; was not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Seventh Congress.

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

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External Research Collections

Florida Southern College
Sarah D. and L. Kirk McKay, Jr. Archives Center

Lakeland, FL
Papers: 1970-2014, 28 inches. The Charles E. Canady Papers reflect his lifelong interest in politics. The collection is arranged in two series. The Biographical materials contain an unpublished memoir, published reference materials, as well as awards and family information, especially about his son Charles T. The bulk of the series contains collected political advertisements and news clippings ranging from local to national elections, covering a period from the early 1970s through 2014. The Lawton M. Chiles series contains documents, ephemera, and articles relating to the Canady’s work on the Senator’s election campaigns. A finding aid is available in the repository and online.
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