Biography

Ander Crenshaw currently represents Florida's Fourth Congressional District in the United States House of Representatives.

Since his election, Ander has worked hard to make Northeast Florida neighborhoods safer, strengthen our military, improve education, provide tax relief, and win federal funding for North Florida-area projects.

In the 112th Congress, Ander serves on the House Appropriations Committee. As a member of Appropriations, Ander serves on three subcommittees: the Subcommittee on Defense, the Subcommittee on Homeland Security, and the Subcommittee on Legislative Branch, which he chairs.   

Ander was tapped by leadership to serve as a Deputy Whip early in his Congressional career and he continues his service in that capacity in the 112th Congress. As a Deputy Whip, Ander works closely with the Republican Conference to help mobilize Members of Congress for key legislative votes.

A third generation resident of Northeast Florida, Ander was born on September 1, 1944 in Jacksonville, Florida. The son of an attorney and grandson of a cracker factory owner, he attended Robert E. Lee High School, the University of Georgia on a basketball scholarship, and later received his law degree from the University of Florida.