Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Gwen Margolis (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Gwen Margolis
District Address:
Suite 600
3050 Biscayne Blvd.
Miami, FL 33137
(305) 571-5777

Capitol Address:
414 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5035
political profile
  • Senate District:35
  • First Elected:2010
  • Terms Out:2020
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Miami-Dade
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2010, reelected subsequently
    Senate 1980-1992; 2002-2008
    Senate President 1990-1992
    House of Representatives, 1974-1980
  • Born:October 4, 1934; Philadelphia, PA
  • Moved to Florida:1960
  • Religious Affiliation:Jewish
  • Education:Temple University
  • Occupation:Real Estate Broker; Investor
  • Spouse:
  • Children:Edward, Ira, Karen, Robin
  • Grandchildren:Sarah, Jeffrey, Ariel, Jordan, Leah, Daniel, Jared
  • Affiliations:Holocaust Documentation and Education Center
    Jewish Museum of Florida
    Florida Art Council
    The Actor's Playhouse
  • Highlights:Senate President, 1990-1992
    Florida Women Hall of Fame
    Dade County League of Cities, Good Government Award
    Florida Federation of Business and Professional Women, Glass Ceiling Award
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Economic Development Award
    Florida Chamber of Commerce, Legislator of the Year Award
  • Former Service:Miami-Dade County Commissioner, 1993-2002. Served as Chair 6 years
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