Cary Pigman

District: 55 -- Republican

Glades, Highlands, Okeechobee and part of St. Lucie

Biographical Information

City of Residence:  Avon Park
Occupation:  Emergency Medicine Physician
Spouse:  Elizabeth "Libby" Pigman of Okeechobee, Florida
Child(ren):  Joseph, Robert, Cara, Alexander, Lillian
Education:  Edgecliff College of Xavier University, B.S., Chemistry, 1976-1980, cum laude; The Ohio State University College of Medicine, Doctor of Medicine, 1980-1983, Senior Class President, 1982-1983; Naval Hospital in Oakland, California, Rotating Internship in General Surgery, 1983-1984; George Washington - Georgetown Universities, Residency in Emergency Medicine, 1989-1992, Chief Resident, 1991-1992
Born:  November 1, 1958, Mt. Vernon, OH
Military:  United States Navy active duty 1983-89, Reserve duty 1989-2000; United States Army Reserve duty 2010-present; Deployed to Iraq in 2011, Guatemala in 2012, and Kuwait in 2013; United States Army Commendation Medal with Bronze Oak Leaf Cluster; United States Navy Commendation Medal; United States Navy Fleet Marine Force Ribbon; National Defense Service Medal; Iraq Campaign Medal; Global War on Terrorism Expeditionary Medal, Global War on Terror Service Medal; Armed Forces Reserve Medal with Mobilization Device; Army Service Ribbon; Reserve Components Overseas Training Ribbon; United States Navy Pistol and Rifle Marksman Ribbons
Moved to Florida:  1994
Religious Affiliation:  Christian
Recreational Interest:  auto racing, bicycling, clay shooting, motorcycle racing

Legislative Service

Elected to the Florida House of Representatives in 2012, reelected subsequently


Hardee County Fire Rescue, Medical Director, 2005-present
Air Force Association, Highlands County Chapter, Honorary Colonel
Farm Bureau
Florida College of Emergency Physicians
National Rifle Association
The American Legion, Post 25, Lake Placid, Florida


Associated Industries of Florida, "A" Rating, 2013, 2014
Florida Chamber of Commerce, "A" Honor Roll, Distinguished Advocate Award, 2013, 2014
Florida Farm Bureau, Champion of Agriculture, 2014
South Florida Agricultural Council, Distinguished Service to Agriculture Award, 2014
Americans for Prosperity, "A+" Honor Roll, 2013
Florida Health Care Association, Champion for the Elderly, 2013
Florida Right to Life, Life Advocate, 2013
The American Conservative Union, Defender of Liberty, 2013

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