F. Wilson Carraway
Senator F. Wilson Carraway guided the bill through the legislature that created Florida State University. He also took the lead in bringing athletic competition between Florida State and the University of Florida. Furthermore, Senator Carraway led the fight to increase the size Campbell Stadium so as to make possible home and home grid competition between FSU and Florida. The phenomenal growth of both academics and athletics at Florida State University was due in great part to the efforts of citizens such as Wilson Carraway.