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Adam Putnam (R)
Date Of Birth & Birthplace: 7/31/1974 (Bartow, FL)
Race: White
Religion: Episcopalian
Residence: Bartow, FL
Education: BS in Economics from University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
Occupation: Farmer
Office Type: U.S. House -- Florida District 12 

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Adam Putnam was born and lives in Bartow, Fla. Putnam earned a bachelor's degree in food and resource economics from the University of Florida in 1995.

The citrus grower and cattle rancher was elected to the Florida House in 1996 at the age of 22, making him the youngest member of the state legislature. He was re-elected in 1998.

Putnam was first elected to Congress in 2000.

Putnam and his wife, Melissa, a teacher, have one child, Abigail Anna.

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Adam Putnam was elected to the Florida House in 1996 and re-elected in 1998. He was elected to Congress with 57 percent of the vote in 2000, and faced no opposition in 2002.

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