Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Charles E. Van Zant (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Charles E. Van Zant
District Address:
Suite 5
3841 Reid Street
Palatka, FL   32177-2509
Phone: (386) 312-2272

Capitol Address:
402 South Monroe Street
400 House Office Building
Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5019
political profile
  • House District:19
  • First Elected:2008
  • Terms Out:2016
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Bradford,Clay,Putnam,Union
  • District Information:view district 19 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2008, reelected subsequently
  • Born:November 24, 1943, Jacksonville, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:University of Florida, Bachelor of Architecture, 1962-1968
    Southern Baptist Theological Seminary, Master of Divinity, 1971-1974
    Western Baptist Theological Seminary, Doctorate of Theology, 1999-2001
  • Occupation:Architect
  • Spouse:Katherine Lynn Van Zant
  • Children:Michael, Scott, Charles, Jr., Kimberly, Katie, Daniel, Joshua, Lydia
  • Grandchildren:Cameron, C.J., Scott, Jr., Luke, Wyatt, Sabrina, Brenda, Seth
  • Affiliations:Boy Scouts of America
    Clay County Florida Code Board, past Vice Chairman
    Clay County School Board, past Vice Chairman
    Florida Blue Key
    Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternity
    The Gospel Lighthouse International
    The National Rifle Association
  • Highlights:Registered Architect, 10 Southeastern States
    Van Zant Associates, Architects, Owner
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Honor Roll, 2009, 2012
    ABC, Friend of Free Enterprise, 2009
    AIF Florida Energy Council, Legislator of the Year, 2009
    Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award, 2009
    Florida Family Policy Council, Defender of Marriage Award, 2009
  • Former Service:Clay County Florida Code Board, appointment
    Clay County School Board, appointment
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