Legislator Profile

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

Capitol Address:
222 The Capitol
402 S. Monroe St.
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1300
(850) 488-0665
political profile
  • House District:21
  • First Elected:Elected to the House in 2000
  • Terms Out:2008
  • Party:Republican
  • Delegations:Bradford,Clay,Lake,Marion,Putnam,Volusia
  • District Information:view district 21 map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the House in 2000, reelected subsequently
  • Born:November 5, 1958 DeLand, FL
  • Moved to Florida:
  • Religious Affiliation:Presbyterian
  • Education:Wofford College, B.A., magna cum laude, Government/History 1980
    University of Florida College of Law, J.D., 1983
  • Occupation:Attorney
  • Spouse:Linda Phillips
  • Children:Bailey; Ellis; Hill
  • Affiliations:American Cancer Society, Putnam County Unit, Board Member
    Mercantile Bank, Board Member
    Putnam County School Readiness Coalition, Board Member
    Palatka Rotary Club, Paul Harris Fellow
  • Former Service: Putnam County School Board General Counsel
    Florida School Boards Association, Legislator of the Year 2001, 2002, 2004
    Florida Trail Association, Champion of the Florida Trail Award 2004
    YMCA, Patron of Youth Award 2003
    Christian Coalition of Florida, Faith and Family Award 2002
    Coalition for Education of Exceptional Students, Legislative Award 2001-2002
    Coastal Conservation Association Florida, Legislative Conservation Award 2002
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Top 20 "Quick Starter" Freshman 2001
    Trust for Public Land, Legislative Leadership Award 2001
    American Cancer Society, Above and Beyond the Call of Duty Award
    Palatka Rotary Club, Distinguished Leadership Award
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