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About Harmon Massey...

After 28 years of military service, living in many different places, my wife Lyn (a native Floridian) and I chose Mount Dora as our retirement home. I highly value the quality of life we enjoy in our neighborhoods, but recent and bold criminal activity in our area underscores the need for strong support for police, fire protection and EMS. Having served nine years as a Florida assistant state attorney/prosecutor, I know firsthand the value of professonal and well-equipped first responders. Making sure our city is safe is a priority!

With the soon to be completed Highway 429 extension into Mount Dora, growth is obviously coming. That growth MUST be carefully managed so it benefits Mount Dora’s citizens. The path charted now, by your elected representatives on City Council, is vital to the future of Mount Dora and maintaining the city as we currently know it.

I have spent a lifetime in service to country and community. My personal motto: never stop serving.Harmon Massey for Mount Dora City Council

Experience

United States Air Force: 9 years with 150 missions SE Asia B-52 Pilot / Instructor Pilot; 19 years in Judge Advocate General’s Department including assignments as Major Command Judge Advocate and as General Court Martial Military Judge; 2 Legions of Merit, Distinguished Flying Cross, Meritorious Service Medal, 5 Air Medals; Retired in 1995 with rank of Colonel.

Private Law Practice 1995-1998.

Florida Asst. State Attorney/Prosecutor 1999-2008.

County Veterans Service Office 2014-2015.

Mount Dora

Trustee Firefighters Pension Fund 2015-current.

CRA (Community Redevelopment Advisory) Committee current.

Lake Dora Villas Condo Association President.

Mount Dora Lawn Bowling Club Active member.

Education

BA Mississippi State.

JD University of Mississippi.

Bar Admission (Law)

Florida & Mississippi, inactive status.

Personal

Married to Lyn for 47 years, 3 children (Diane, Chip, Lee), 6 grandkids, 5 great grandkids.

 


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