J. Frank Houghton

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J. Frank Houghton
Member of the Florida Senate from the 11th district
In office
Personal details
Born(1893-10-24)October 24, 1893
Table Grove, Illinois, U.S.
DiedMay 28, 1968(1968-05-28) (aged 74)
Political partyRepublican
Alma materJames Millikin University
University of Michigan

J. Frank Houghton[1] (October 24, 1893[2] – May 28, 1968) was an American politician. He served as a Republican member for the 11th district of the Florida Senate.[3][4]

Life and career

Houghton was born in Table Grove, Illinois. He attended James Millikin University and the University of Michigan.[5]

Houghton served in the Florida Senate from 1953 to 1959, representing the 11th district.[4]

Houghton died[6] in May 1968, at the age of 74.


  1. "'Mighty Nice'". Tampa Bay Times. St. Petersburg, Florida. August 12, 1956. p. 1. Retrieved June 12, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  2. "Frank Houghton (Republican)". Tampa Bay Times. St. Petersburg, Florida. April 18, 1956. p. 46. Retrieved June 11, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.
  3. "The People of Lawmaking Florida 1822 – 2019", Florida Legislature, February 2019
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Florida Senators 1845-2001". Archived from the original on June 11, 2023. Retrieved June 11, 2023 – via Wayback Machine. {{cite web}}: |archive-date= / |archive-url= timestamp mismatch (help)
  5. Bench and Bar of Florida: A Pictorial and Biographical Directory of the Members of the Bench and Bar of Floride: Volume 1, H. Evans, 1935, p. 178
  6. "Former Senator Dies in Pinellas". The Tampa Tribune. Tampa, Florida. May 30, 1968. p. 4. Retrieved June 11, 2023 – via Newspapers.com.

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