Richard Corcoran is the Speaker of the Florida House of Representatives.
Corcoran grew up in Pasco County, Florida, having moved there when he was 11. His parents were both veterans of World War II. His father was an American soldier and his mother, a daughter of a British tea-planter, served in the Women’s Auxiliary Air Force during the London Blitz.
Corcoran attended St. Leo College, where he graduated in 1989, and Regent University, where he received his Juris Doctor in 1996. He also had the honor of serving six years in the United States Naval Reserves. His wife of over 20 years, Anne, is also an attorney. They are the proud parents of six(!) children.