Gus Bilirakis is a Representative from Florida. Born in Gainesville, FL, in 1963, he earned his B.A. from the University of Florida in 1986 and his J.D. from Stetson University in 1989. He was a private practice lawyer and professor, serving in the Florida state house of representatives from 1998-2006. He was elected to the 110th and to the four succeeding Congresses (January 3, 2007-present).