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Tom Rooney - Republican BIOGRAPHY
Tom Rooney was raised in Palm Beach Gardens, FL. Following high school, Tom went on to play college football at Syracuse University and Washington and Jefferson College. After receiving his BA in English Literature, Tom worked for Senator Connie Mack in Washington, DC.
Tom returned home to Florida to attend the University of Florida where he received a Masters Degree and the University of Miami, School of Law where he earned his J.D. and met his wife Tara.
After graduation, Tom and Tara spent over four years in the United States Army JAG Corps. Most notably he served as Special Assistant U.S. Attorney on Fort Hood, TX prosecuting all civilian crimes on post. In 2002, Tom was selected to teach Constitutional and Criminal Law at the United States Military Academy at West Point.
In 2004, Tom returned to Florida and went to work as an Assistant Attorney General under Charlie Crist. After leaving the Attorney General’s office, Tom became CEO of “The Children’s Place at Home Safe,” a home for abused and neglected children. Tom was later appointed by Governor Bush to the Children’s Services Council of Palm Beach County Board of Directors. In 2006, Tom entered private practice and joined a Stuart law firm.
On November 4th 2008, Tom was elected to represent Florida’s 16th Congressional District in the U.S. House of Representatives. Tom currently serves on the House Armed Services Committee and the Judiciary Committee.
Tom and Tara currently reside in Tequesta and with their three young sons: Tommy Jr., Sean, and Seamus.
Washington DC Office 1529 Longworth HOB Washington, D.C. 20515 Phone: (202) 225-5792 Fax: (202) 225-3132
Stuart Office 335 S. East Ocean Blvd Stuart, FL 34994 Phone: (772) 288-4668 Fax: (772) 288-4631
Punta Gorda Office 226 Taylor Street, Suite 200 Punta Gorda, FL 33950 Phone: (941)-575-9101 Fax: (941)-575-9103
St. Lucie Office County Administration Complex 2300 Virginia Ave Ste 208 Fort Pierce, FL 34982 Phone: (772) 461-3933 Fax: (772) 461-1594