Lawton Chiles

Lawton Chiles

Born: April 3, 1930

Died: December 12, 1998



Biography: Lawton Mainor Chiles, Jr., was an American politician from the US state of Florida. In a career spanning four decades, Chiles, a Democrat who never lost an election, served in the Florida House of Representatives, the Florida State Senate, the United States Senate, and as the 41st Governor of Florida from 1991 until his death in office in the last month of his second term as governor.