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Danny Burgess, Jr.'s Biography

Office:

Contact Information

308 Senate Building
404 South Monroe Street
Tallahassee, FL 32399

38507 Fifth Avenue
Zephyrhills, FL 33542

Full Name:

Daniel 'Danny' Wright Burgess, Jr.

Gender:

Male

Family:

Wife: Courtney; 3 Children: Adeline, Danny III, Eleanor

Birth Place:

Zephyrhills, FL

Home City:

Zephyrhills, FL

Religion:

Roman Catholic

Attended, The Judge Advocate General's Legal Center and School, 2012-2013

JD, Law, Barry University School of Law, 2008-2011

BA, Political Science, University of South Florida, 2004-2008

Senator, Florida State Senate, District 20, 2020-present

Mayor, City of Zephyrhills, 2013-present

Former President, Zephyrhills City Council

Candidate, Florida State Senate, District 20, 2020

Representative, Florida State House of Representatives, District 38, 2014-2019

Candidate, Florida State House of Representatives, District 38, 2018

City Councilman, City of Zephyrhills, 2005-2008

Former Member, Civil Justice & Claims Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Commerce Committee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Health Care Appropriations Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Chair, Insurance and Banking Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Justice Appropriations Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Local & Federal Affairs Committee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Local, Federal & Veterans Affairs Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Rulemaking Oversight & Repeal Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Former Member, Veteran and Military Affairs Subcommittee, Florida State House of Representatives

Captain: Judge Advocate, United States Army Reserve, 2012-present

Associate Attorney, Hudgins Law, 2011-present

Attorney, Johnson, Auvil, Pratico & Chane, P.A., present

Board Member, Florida Hospital Zephyrhills Brain and Spine Institute Campaign Cabinet, 2013-present

Member, Florida League of Mayors, 2013-present

Board Member, Pasco Economic Development Council, 2013-present

Member, Planning Commission, City of Zephyrhills, 2013-present

Member, Zephyrhills Mayor's Youth Council, 2013-present

Member, Judge Advocates Association, 2012-present

Member, Reserve Officer Association, 2012-present

Member, Tampa Bay Catholic Lawyer’s Guild, 2011-present

Member, National Rifle Association (NRA), 2010-present

Member, Knights of Columbus, 2006-present

Member, Dade City Chamber of Commerce, present

Member, Wesley Chapel Chamber of Commerce, present

Member, Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, present

Member, Saint Joseph’s Catholic Church

Awards:

The Military Order of the Purple Heart, Special Recognition Award;
Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2015

Favorite Movie:

Jaws, We Were Soldiers, Tears of the Sun

Favorite Musician:

Needtobreath, Keith Urban, Aerosmith, Garth Brooks

Favorite Quote:

"All that is necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing." - Edmund Burke

"The King's Good Servant, But God's First." - Saint Thomas More

Favorite TV Shows:

The Walking Dead, 24, Arrested Development

Hobbies or Special Talents:

Exercising, jogging, baseball, and golf

Running and exercising, watching movies, studying history, politics and theology, and spending time with his family and friends.

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