Nathan Mayo

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Nathan Mayo
Nathan Mayo.jpg
5th Commissioner of Agriculture of Florida
In office
Preceded by William Allen McRae
Succeeded by Lee Thompson
Member of the Florida Senate
from the Marion County district
In office
Personal details
Born (1876-12-01)December 1, 1876
Whitakers, Edgecombe County, North Carolina
Died April 14, 1960(1960-04-14) (aged 83)
Summerfield, Marion County, Florida
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Nora Newsom Mayo (d. Jan. 4, 1959)
Children Nathan (Nat) Mayo, Jr., William T. Mayo, and a daughter Gertrude Lyon Mayo.

Nathan Mayo (December 1, 1876 – April 14, 1960) was the Florida Commissioner of Agriculture from November 1, 1923, to April 14, 1960, whereupon Mayo died preceding his scheduled retirement.

He was Florida's longest serving Agricultural Commissioner, holding the post for nearly 37 years.

He was preceded in death by his wife Nora Newsom Mayo by roughly a year.[1] His parents were James A. and Florence L. Mayo[2]


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