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Jerald Edwin Hanks

Jerald Edwin Hanks, American public relations and advertising executive. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited; Lodge: Rotary.

Background

  • Hanks, Jerald Edwin was born on August 13, 1931 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jerald Smith and S. Louise (McCullough) Hanks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Lehigh University, 1953. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1957. Newspaper editor, reporter Allentown (Pennsylvania) Morning Call, 1949-1956, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, 1957-1959, Jacksonville Journal, 1959-1961, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1961-1962, Miami (Florida) Herald, 1962-1963.

      Public affairs officer Apollo-Saturn V launch facilities, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 1963-1968. Director information services Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Architects, Engineers, Planners, Inc., Jacksonville, 1969-1972. President Hanks-Livingston, Inc., Jacksonville, since 1972.

      Speaker in field. Secretary, Jacksonville Health Facilities Authority, 1980-1987. Member budget committee Jacksonville United Way, 1971-1972. Member special commission Goals and Priorities for Human Services, Jacksonville, 1973.

      Member special commission public relations Florida Engineering Society, Tallahassee, 1971-1974. Member executive council Jacksonville University. Member public relations curriculum advisory council University Florida Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956.

    Career

    • Secretary, Jacksonville Health Facilities Authority, 1980-1987. Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional publications.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Democrat

    Religion

    Denomination: Episcopalian

    Membership

    Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited. Lodge: Rotary.

    Connections

    • Married Roberta de Cordova. Children: Jerald Robert, Lee Alexandra.
    • father: Jerald Smith Hanks
    • mother: S. Louise (McCullough) Hanks
    • spouse: Roberta de Cordova
    • children: Jerald Robert Hanks
    • Lee Alexandra Hanks
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