Commissioner Adam H. Putnam's Biography


Full Name: Adam H. Putnam
Current Office: Commissioner of Agriculture and Consumer Services, Republican
First Elected: 11/02/2010
Last Elected: 11/02/2010
Next Election: 2014
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for Commissioner of Agriculture
General Nov. 4, 2014
Gender: Male
Family: Wife: Melissa; 4 Children
Birth Date: 07/31/1974
Birth Place: Bartow, FL
Home City: Bartow, FL
Religion: Episcopalian
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  • Awards:

    Guardian of Seniors' Rights, 60-Plus Association

  • Outstanding Legislative Leadership Award for Further Government Information Technollogy (IT) Management, The Association for Federal Information Resource Management, 2004

  • Hero of Taxpayer, Americans for Tax Reform

  • Spirit of Enterprise, United States Chamber of Commerce

  • Father's Occupation:

    Citrus and Cattle Farmer

  • Favorite Book:

    The Discoverers
    To Kill a Mockingbird
    Killing Mr. Watson
    A Moveable Feast
    Franklin and Winston
    A Land Remembered
    Devil in the White City

  • Favorite Movie:

    The Quiet Man, The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, Caddyshack, Tombstone, North by Northwest

  • Favorite Musician:

    Bellamy Brothers, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Ray Charles, Jimmy Buffett, Allman Brothers, U2, Billie Holiday

  • Favorite TV Shows:

    Southeastern Conference (SEC) Football, James Bond week on TNT, Top Chef, Anything on History Channel

  • Hobbies or Special Talents:

    Flats fishing, Hunting, Spending time outdoors with my family

  • Reason for Seeking Public Office:

    Though Adam has held various titles during his career, his friends and family know Adam as a Floridian first. His knowledge of and love for the state of Florida explain why he has dedicated his life to public service.


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Post Office Box 547
Bartow, FL 33831-0547

Florida Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services,
The Capitol

Tallahassee, FL 32399-0800

Phone: 850-488-3022