Tom Gallagher was born on 3rd February 1944. He is an American Politician from the U.S state of Florida.
Biography and Career:
Tom Gallagher was brought up in Delaware. When he was in high school he took part in a swimming competition. Later he got admission at University of Miami with an athletic scholarship in 1961. After he completed his graduation he joined the United States Army with the 3rd U.S. Infantry Regiment.
He is a Republican and he is also the Chief Financial Officer of the State of Florida. In the 2006 guvernational race he lost to Florida's Attorney General Charlie Crist for the Republican nomination. He was also the representative from the Dade county in the Florida Legislature, Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshall, Commissioner of Education, Secretary
of Professional Regulations and Chief Financial Officer. After he retired from his chief financial officer's post he started involving himself in charity. After his retirement he started Tom Gallagher Insurance Agency and he was the Chairman of the company and he also was the Board of Advisors of The TRIAM Group.
In 1974 he was elected to the Florida House of Representatives and he was in the post till 1987. He planned a 10 year freeze on state taxes in 1984.he has also been the secretary of the Department of Professional Regulation. From 1989 to 1995 he served as a Treasure, Insurance Commissioner and Fire Marshall. From 1999 to 2001 he served as the Education Commissioner.
He is married to Laura Wilson who is his second wife. They got married in 1998. He has a son Charlie who was born in 2000.
Why do we like Tom Gallagher?
We like Tom Gallagher because he is a dignified and very loyal person of the cabinet.
Why is Tom Gallagher Famous?
He is famous because he is a very popular American Politician and he is also the chairman for Tom Gallagher Insurance Agency.