Wayne Mixson, Floridas governor for 3 days, has died
Wayne Mixson, whose three-day term was shortest in state history, died Wednesday at his home in Tallahassee. The two-term lieutenant governor said his three days as governor were fully packed. A conservative Democrat, Mixson made close to 200 appointments before Republican Bob Martinez was sworn in as governor. You were not acting governor, (but) constitutionally the same governor as anybody else in Florida.Margie Mixson released a statement asking for prayers. Governor Mixson dedicated his life to serving his community, his state and his country. Governor and Governor of Florida & was appointed U.S.