Daniel Wright "Danny" Burgess, Jr.

District: 38 -- Republican

Part of Pasco

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Zephyrhills
Occupation:  Attorney
Child(ren):  Adeline Belle Burgess, Daniel Wright Burgess III, Eleanor Rose Burgess
Education:  University of South Florida, B.A., 2004-2008, Barry University School of Law, J.D., 2008-2012, St. Thomas More Society, President, 2011, The United States Army Judge Advocate General’s Legal Center and School, 2013
Born:  June 1, 1986, Zephyrhills, FL
Military:  United States Army Reserve Captain, 2012-present, Military Outstanding Volunteer Service Medal, Meritorious Service Medal
Religious Affiliation:  Catholic
Recreational Interest:  community involvement, spending time with wife and children, studying history and politics, traveling

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2014, reelected subsequently


Academy at the Farm Charter School, Board member
Civil Air Patrol Florida Wing, Honorary member
Judge Advocates Association
Knights of Columbus
National Rifle Association
San Antonio Citizens Advisory Committee Board, Board member
St. Joseph Catholic Church, Zephyrhills, Parishioner


Pasco County Sheriff's Office, Community Service Award, 2018
Associated Industries of Florida, Champion of Business Award, 2017
Baycare Behavioral Health, Legislative Champion Award, 2017
Florida Association of Intergovernmental Relations, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2017
Florida Chamber of Commerce, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2017
Florida Chapter of the National Waste and Recycling Association, Legislator of the Year, 2017
Florida Farm Bureau, Champion for Agriculture Award, 2017
Florida League of Cities, Defender of Home Rule Award, 2017
Florida Osteopathic Medical Association, Legislator of the Year, 2017
Personal Insurance Federation of Florida, Legislative Champion Award, 2017
Suncoast League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2017
University of South Florida, Outstanding Young Alumnus Award, 2017
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Legislator of the Year Award, 2017
East Pasco Chapter of the Military Order of the Purple Heart, Special Recognition Award for Support of Combat Wounded Veterans, 2015, 2016
Florida Chamber of Commerce, Legislative Honor Roll Award, 2016
Florida Family Policy Council, Champion of the Family Award, 2016
Florida League of Cities, Legislative Appreciation Award, 2016
Americans for Prosperity Champion of Economic Freedom Award, 2015
Barry University School of Law, Alumni Achievement Award, 2015
Florida Association of Counties, County Champion Award, 2015
Florida League of Cities, Freshman Legislator of the Year Award, 2015
Zephyrhills Chamber of Commerce, Leadership in Government Award, 2015

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