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Daniel Webster
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Member of the
U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida
Assumed office
January 3, 2017
Preceded by Rich Nugent
Constituency 11th district
In office
January 3, 2013 – January 3, 2017
Preceded by Bill Young
Succeeded by Val Demings
Constituency 10th district
In office
January 3, 2011 – January 3, 2013
Preceded by Alan Grayson
Succeeded by Bill Posey
Constituency 8th district
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 9th district
In office
2002–2008
Preceded by Lee Constantine
Succeeded by Andy Gardiner
Member of the Florida Senate
from the 12th district
In office
1998–2002
Preceded by John Ostalkiewicz
Succeeded by Victor Crist
Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives
In office
November 19, 1996 – November 17, 1998
Preceded by Peter Wallace
Succeeded by John Thrasher
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 41st district
In office
1982–1998
Preceded by Fran Carlton
Succeeded by Randy Johnson
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
from the 39th district
In office
1980–1982
Preceded by John Mica
Succeeded by Fran Carlton
Personal details
Born
Daniel Alan Webster

April 27, 1949 (1949-04-27) (age 71)
Charleston, West Virginia, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Sandy Jordan
Children 6
Alma mater Georgia Institute of Technology

Daniel Alan Webster (born April 27, 1949) is an American politician. He has been a member of the United States House of Representatives since 2011.

On September 28, 2015, Webster announced that he was running for Speaker of the House to replace John Boehner. He lost the race to Wisconsin congressman Paul Ryan.


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