Allen Boyd F. Allen Boyd Jr. (born June 6, 1945) is an American politician, and has been a Democratic member of the United States House of Representatives since 1997, representing the Second District of Florida (map). His district includes all of Bay, Gulf, Calhoun, Jackson, Liberty, Gadsden, Franklin, Wakulla, Taylor, Suwannee, Lafayette, and Dixie Counties. The district also includes most of Leon and Jefferson Counties.
He was born in Valdosta, Georgia, was educated at Florida State University, and served in combat with the United States Army. Boyd was a fifth generation farmer from Monticello, Florida and a member of the Florida House of Representatives before entering the U.S. House.