Former Gov. Reubin Askew, a major figure in modern Florida political history, died early Thursday at Tallahassee Memorial Healthcare. Askew was 85.
Former Gov. Charlie Crist and Gov. Rick Scott were among those who paid their respects Monday at a funeral service for former Gov. Claude Kirk.
Former Florida Gov. Claude Kirk will lie in state Friday at the Old Capitol in Tallahassee.
The first Republican to win the Governor’s Office in Florida in the 20th Century has passed away. Former Governor Claude R. Kirk Jr., 85, died in his sleep at his West Palm Beach home.