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Andy Ireland

Andrew Poysell Ireland
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 10th district
In office
January 3, 1983 – January 3, 1993
Preceded by Louis A. Bafalis
Succeeded by Bill Young
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Florida's 8th district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1983
Preceded by James A. Haley
Succeeded by Bill Young
Member of the
City Commission
of Winter Haven, Florida
In office
1966–1968
Personal details
Born (1930-08-23) August 23, 1930
Cincinnati, Ohio
Political party Democrat, Republican from July 5, 1984)
Alma mater Phillips Academy; Yale University, B.S., 1948; Columbia University, 1952 Louisiana State University, School of Banking of the South, 1953-1954;.

Andrew Poysell "Andy" Ireland (born August 23, 1930) was a U.S. Representative from Florida.

Born to a wealthy family in Cincinnati, Ohio, he attended a prestigious private school within the city. He finished his high school career at Phillips Academy in Andover, Massachusetts. Ireland studied business at Yale University and did his graduate studies at Columbia University.

Ireland joined Atlanta, Georgia.

Ireland became involved in politics in 1966, when he successfully ran for the position of Winter Haven city commissioner. In 1981, he served as a delegate to the United Nations. Ireland was elected as a Democrat to the 95th United States Congress and to the three succeeding Congresses. However, on July 5, 1984, he switched party affiliation and continued in office as a Republican. Ireland was reelected as a Republican to the [[99th

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