Legislator Profile

Florida Representative Geraldine Thompson (D)
Geraldine Thompson
District Address:

511 West South Street
Orlando, FL   32805-2761
Phone: (407) 245-0288

Capitol Address:
402 S. Monroe St.
1102 The Capitol
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5044
political profile
  • House District:44
  • First Elected:2006
  • Terms Out:2026
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Orange
  • District Information:view District 44 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2018
    Served in the Senate from 2012 until 2016
    Served in the House from 2006 until 2012
    Democratic Leader pro tempore 2008-2010
  • Born:November 18, 1948, New Orleans, LA
  • Moved to Florida:1955
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:Miami-Dade Community College, AA, 1968; University of Miami, Bachelor of Education, 1970; Florida State University, MS, 1973
  • Occupation:Museum Founder, Retired College Administrator
  • Spouse:Emerson R. Thompson, Jr. of Jacksonville, Florida
  • Children:Laurise A. Thomas, Emerson R. Thompson III, Elizabeth R. Thompson
  • Grandchildren:Jasmyne N. James, Imani G. Thomas, Kiara R. Thompson, Symone P. Thompson
  • Affiliations:New Day Enterprises Inc., Founder
    Orange County Branch NAACP, current member
    The Association to Preserve African American Society, History and Tradition, Inc., current member and founding President
    The Central Florida YMCA, current Board member
    The Holocaust Memorial and Education Center, current Board member
    The Orlando Performing Arts Center, current Board member
    The West Orange Health Care District, past Board member
  • Former Service:Florida Commission on Human Relations Commissioner
    Orange County Educational Facilities Authority
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