Sandy Adams

Born:December 14, 1956 (age 67)
Career:U.S. House of Representatives, 2011-2013
Florida House of Representatives, 2003-2011
Deputy sheriff, Orange County, Florida
U.S. Air Force
Education:B.A., Columbia College - Orlando

Sandy Adams represented Florida's 24th Congressional District from 2011-2013.

Adams was born December 14, 1956, in Wyandotte, Michigan, into a military family. At the age of 17, Adams left high school and enrolled in the Air Force, serving from 1974-1975, and earning her GED in 1983. In 2000, she earned a B.A. in criminal justice administration from Columbia College – Orlando.

Adams served as the deputy sheriff in the Orange County (Florida) Sheriff's Office from 1985-2002, then served in the Florida House of Representatives from 2003-2011.

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