|U.S. Representative from Florida's 9th District|
From: January 3, 1983 – January 4, 2007
|Predecessor||none (newly created district)|
Michael Bilirakis (born July 16, 1930, Tarpon Springs, FL) served as a Republican U.S. Representative from Florida's 9th congressional district from 1983 through 2007. He served in the United States Air Force during the Korean War and went on to pursue a legal career as a municipal judge before entering politics.