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Bill Basford

American politician

Bill Basford
Member of the Florida House of Representatives
In office
Personal details
Born(1930-08-28)August 28, 1930
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
DiedSeptember 30, 2022 (aged 92)
Jacksonville, Florida, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Residence(s)Jacksonville, Florida
Alma materUniversity of Florida

William Theodore Basford Jr. (August 28, 1930 – September 30, 2022) was an American politician in the state of Florida.

Basford was born in Jacksonville, Florida and was an attorney. He served in the United States Navy and then received his bachelor's and law degrees from University of Florida. He served on the Jacksonville City Council.[1][2] He served in the Florida House of Representatives from 1963 to 1966, as a Democrat.[3]

Basford died in Jacksonville on September 30, 2022, at the age of 92.[4]


  1. ^ "The Florida Handbook". 1965.
  2. ^ Bill Basford-Obituary
  3. ^ Ward, Robert L. / Florida House of Representatives (2011). "Membership of the Florida House of Representatives by County, 1845-2012" (PDF). Retrieved December 11, 2011.
  4. ^ "Bill Basford, longtime Jacksonville public servant, dead at age 92". News4JAX. 4 October 2022. Retrieved 5 October 2022.

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