Document Type

Oral History

Publication Date

June 1997

Creation Date


Publisher Information

University of South Florida Tampa Library and Florida Studies Center Oral History Program


Karl, Frederick B., Legislature, Officials and employees, Politics and government, Senate, Supreme Court, Tampa General Hospital


This is an oral history interview with Frederick B. Karl, in which he discusses his background and political career. Karl was a member of the Florida Senate from 1968 to 1972, chairing the Select Committee on Suspensions and Removals. He also served on the Florida Supreme Court, was attorney and county administrator for Hillsborough County, and was president of Tampa General Hospital.

Physical Information

1 sound file (123 min.) : digital, MP3 file + 1 transcript (39 p.)