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James Emilius Broome, Sr
Birth: Dec. 15, 1808
Aiken County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Nov. 23, 1883
Volusia County
Florida, USA

Florida Governor. Known as "The Veto Governor", he was elected the third Governor of Florida in 1852, serving until 1857. During his tenure, he vetoed numerous legislative measures and his most decisive veto was on a bill that would have eliminated the State Supreme Court. After leaving office, he served in the Florida State Senate from 1860 to 1864. His son John Dozier Broome served as a Florida Circuit Court Judge and his son James E. Broome Jr. served in the Florida Senate. (bio by: John "J-Cat" Griffith) 
Family links: 
  Martha Hawkins Macon Broome (1812 - 1847)
  Amelia Ann Dozier Broome (1811 - 1836)*
  Adelia Kinnier Ferguson (1820 - 1903)*
  Thomas H. Broome (1843 - 1910)*
  James Emelius Broome (1845 - 1912)*
*Calculated relationship
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Originally Created by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
Record added: Mar 03, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 34377899
James Emilius Broome, Sr
Added by: John "J-Cat" Griffith
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