FLOR500 Garden 314 Brailey Odham, Politician (1919–1996) Though losing two bids to become governor, Odham addressed many issues his contemporaries avoided. He championed racial equality, Medicare, stricter gambling and sex crime laws, and alleviating poverty. He used 24-hour radio broadcasts or “talkathons” as a campaign tool, during which he encouraged audience participation. He is noted as the youngest person to run for Florida governor, the youngest member of the Florida House of Representatives, and served as the chair of the Orange County Office of Economic Opportunity.
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Brailey Odham, Politician

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Brailey Odham, Politician 

(1919–1996)

Though losing two bids to become governor, Odham addressed many issues his contemporaries avoided. He championed racial equality, Medicare, stricter gambling and sex crime laws, and alleviating poverty. He used 24-hour radio broadcasts or "talkathons” as a campaign tool, during which he encouraged audience participation. He is noted as the youngest person to run for Florida governor, the youngest member of the Florida House of Representatives, and served as the chair of the Orange County Office of Economic Opportunity.  





 




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