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John Vernon Morice Gibson

John Vernon Morice Gibson, American brokerage firm executive. Chairman Shelby County Democratic Executive Committee, Memphis, 1975-1977; president Big Brothers and Big Sisters; senior warden St. John's Episcopal Church; board directors Economics Club Memphis, Memphis Literacy Council, Salvation Army. Member American Society Certified Planners. Lodges: Rotary.

Background

  • Gibson, John Vernon Morice was born on June 6, 1937 in Mount Kisco, New York, United States. Son of Robert Fisher and Alison (Morice) Gibson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, University Virginia, 1959. Master of Regional Planning, Cornell University, 1962. Postgraduate, Florida State University, 1975.

    Career

    • Director County Planning Commission, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 1966-1969, director community renewal program, 1969-1971. Director division long range planning Graduate School of Planning Memphis State University, Memphis and Shelby County (Tennessee), 1971-1974. President Allied Business Brokers, Memphis, since 1976.

    Membership

    Chairman Shelby County Democratic Executive Committee, Memphis, 1975-1977. President Big Brothers and Big Sisters. Senior warden St. John's Episcopal Church.

    Board directors Economics Club Memphis, Memphis Literacy Council, Salvation Army. Member American Society Certified Planners. Lodges: Rotary.

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, tennis.

    Connections

    • Married Margaret Byers, September 21, 1968 (divorced September 1981). Children: Jonathan, Dericka. Married Virginia Taylor, April 5, 1986.
    • father: Robert Fisher Gibson
    • mother: Alison (Morice) Gibson
    • spouses: Margaret Byers
    • Virginia Taylor
    • children: Jonathan Gibson
    • Dericka Gibson
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    • 1959
      University Virginia
    • 1962
      Cornell University
    • 1975
      Florida State University
    • 1966 - 1969
      Director, County Planning Commission
      Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States
    • 1971 - 1974
      director, division long range planning Graduate School of Planning Memphis State University
    • 1976
      president, Allied Business Brokers
      Memphis, Tennessee, United States