Legislator Profile

Former Florida Senator Geraldine F. Thompson (D)
The information below was accurate during the legislator's active term.
Geraldine F. Thompson
District Address:
Suite 204
511 West South Street
Orlando, FL 32805
(407) 245-1511

Capitol Address:
210 Senate Office Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399-1100
(850) 487-5012
political profile
  • Senate District:12
  • First Elected:2012
  • Terms Out:2022
  • Party:Democrat
  • Delegations:Orange
  • District Information:Map
  • Legislative Service:Elected to the Senate in 2012
    House of Representatives, 2006-2012
    Democratic Leader Pro Tempore, 2008-2010
  • Born:November 18, 1948 in New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Moved to Florida:1955
  • Religious Affiliation:Baptist
  • Education:Florida State University, M.S., 1973
    University of Miami, B.Ed., 1970
    Miami-Dade Community College, A.A., 1968
  • Occupation:Founder, Museum of African American History, Historical Tours
  • Spouse:Judge Emerson R. Thompson, Jr. of Jacksonville, FL
  • Children:Laurise Thomas, Emerson R. Thompson III, Elizabeth Thompson
  • Grandchildren:Jasmyne James, Imani Thomas, Kiara Thompson, Symone Thompson
  • Affiliations:NAACP Member
    Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Member
    Links, Inc. Member
    Orlando Children's Trust, Board Member
    Association to Preserve African American Society, History, and Tradition, Inc., Founding President
  • Highlights:FEA Mary McLeod Bethune Humanitarian Award Recipient
    American Cancer Society Honoree
    Executive Women Awardee
    National Foundation for Women Legislators, Florida Director
    National Black Caucus of State Legislators, Executive Board Member
  • Former Service:Florida Commission on Human Relation, 1987-2001
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