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Leon County

Leon County Places & Things Named for Politicians

   The B.K. Roberts Main Classroom Building, at Florida State University College of Law, Tallahassee, is named for B. K. Roberts.
   The Bob Martinez Center (state offices and laboratories), in Tallahassee, is named for Bob Martinez.
   The Doyle E. Carlton Building (built 1955 for state government offices), in Tallahassee, is named for Doyle E. Carlton.
   The J. B. Whitfield Building (built 1913 as the Supreme Court and Railroad Commission Building; later renamed and occupied by the Public Service Commission; demolished in the late 1970s), in the Capital Complex of Tallahassee, was named for James B. Whitfield.
   The John W. Martin Building (built 1925 for state government offices; sold and became City Hall 1964; later demolished), in Tallahassee, was named for John W. Martin.
   The Spessard Holland state office building (opened 1949), in Tallahassee, is named for Spessard L. Holland.
   The Millard Caldwell state office building (opened 1949), in Tallahassee, is named for Millard F. Caldwell, Jr..
   The LeRoy Collins state office building (built 1962), in Tallahassee, is named for LeRoy Collins.
   Gilchrist Hall (opened 1926), a dormitory at Florida State University, Tallahassee, is named for Albert W. Gilchrist.

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