Legislator Profile

Former Florida Representative Halsey Beshears (R)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Halsey Beshears
District Address:

1305 West Washington Street
Monticello, FL   32344-1130
Phone: (850) 342-0016

Capitol Address:
402 South Monroe Street

Tallahassee, FL   32399-1300
Phone: (850) 717-5007
political profile
  • House District:7
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Calhoun,Franklin,Gulf,Jefferson,Lafayette,Leon,Liberty,Madison,Taylor,Wakulla
  • District Information:view district 7 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012
  • Born: November 27, 1971, Winter Park, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Presbyterian
  • Education:Florida State University, B.S., Social Science; University of Florida, M.S., Entrepreneurship
  • Occupation:Nursery Grower
  • Spouse:Cristin Beshears
  • Children:Grace, Caroline, Suzanne
  • Affiliations:Florida Sportmans Caucus, Chairman
    Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, Big Bend Chapter, President, 2002-2004, member, 2002-present
    Florida Nursery, Growers and Landscape Association, President, 2011-2012, Board of Directors, 2003-2008, current member
    Jefferson County Farm Bureau, Board of Advisors, 2009-present
    Tallahassee Young Entrepreneurs Organization, President, 2008-present
    Farmers & Merchants Bank, Board of Advisors, 2007-2011
    Wedgeworth Leadership, Board of Directors 2002-2008
  • Highlights:Florida Farm Bureau, Champion for Agriculture, 2015, 2016
    Keep Florida Beautiful, Appreciation of Support for Our Mission, 2016
    The Small County Coalition, Legislative Leadership Award, 2016
    National Waste & Recycling Association – Florida Chapter, Legislator of the Year, 2015
    Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2014
    Florida Public Utilities, Rural Economic Development Legislative Champion Award, 2014
    North Florida Economic Development Partnership & Opportunity Florida's Rural Economic Development, Legislative Champion, 2014
    Florida Association of Property Appraisers, Legislative Award, 2013
    Florida Forestry Association, Legislator of the Year, 2013
    Small County Coalition, "The Leadership Award," 2013
    The Wedgworth Leadership Institute for Agriculture and Natural Resources, "Burl Long Leadership Award," 2013
    Farm Bureau, Farm Bureau Family of Jefferson County, 2008
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