News & Public Affairs

search:

Memorial for former Florida Supreme Court justice and Hillsborough County administrator Fred Karl listen

03/15/13 Seán Kinane
WMNF Drive-Time News Friday
Listen to this entire show: listen to this show

The memorial service for former Florida Supreme Court justice and Hillsborough County administrator Fred Karl was this afternoon at the Tampa Convention Center. Karl died earlier this month.

His son, Fred Karl Jr. relayed a story about when his father represented West Volusia County in the Legislature at a time that the KKK was active and Governor Leroy Collins vetoed a bill that would have closed all public schools if the state enforced the U.S. Supreme Court’s Brown versus Board of Educa...

Be the first to comment

Healthy State Local Journalism Center