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Dave Weldon
Rep. Dave Weldon , R-FL., speaks to reporters during a news conference to discuss the passage of a House bill on stem cell research he and many other House Republicans opposed on Capitol Hill in Washington on May 24, 2005. The House voted to advance some embryonic stem cell research despite a White House veto threat. Behind Weldon is Rep. Melissa Hart, R-PA. (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

David Joseph Weldon, (known as Dave Weldon) (born August 31, 1953, Amityville, New York) is an American politician and physician. He was a Republican member of the United States House of Representatives, representing Florida's 15th congressional district.

Weldon served in the United States Army from 1981 to 1987 and the United States Army Reserve from 1987 until 1992. In 1978,he received a bachelor's degree in biochemistry from the State University of New York, and in 1981 a medical degree from the State University of New York, Buffalo School of Medicine. He practiced as a physician in Florida after becoming an MD.

Weldon resides in Indialantic, Florida, with his wife, Nancy, and their two children, Katie and David.

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