Dempsey Barron: The Master of the Florida Senate

The late Dempsey Barron is a titan of Florida Political History. This week on The Florida History Podcast we discuss Barron, the most influential member of the State Senate in Florida’s contemporary political history. Serving from 1960 to 1988, Barron was the undisputed king of the Senate.

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  1. […] anti-elite populism DeSantis practices reminds me of Dempsey Barron, the “Master of the Florida Senate,” who was determined to go after the media and anything associated with southeastern Florida […]


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