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Tom Slade

Tom Slade, American manufacturing executive, political organization worker. Recipient numerous public service awards. Member Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, 1962-1964, Florida Senate, 1966-1970; vice chairman Florida Tax and Budget Reform Commission, since 1990; member Florida High Speed Rail Commission, 1991; active in numerous political and civic organizations.

Background

  • Slade, Tom was born on March 13, 1936 in Albany, Georgia, United States.

  • Career

    • Owner Slade Gas Company, Jacksonville, Florida, 1958-1971. President General Environmental, 1971-1975, Slade & Company, Jacksonville, 1975-1980. President, owner Dozier & Jay Paint Company, Green Cove Springs, since 1980.

      President Tidewater Consultant, since 1998.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Member Florida House of Representatives, Tallahassee, 1962-1964, Florida Senate, 1966-1970. Vice chairman Florida Tax and Budget Reform Commission, since 1990. Member Florida High Speed Rail Commission, 1991.

    Active in numerous political and civic organizations.

    Personality

    Interests

    Tennis, boating.

    Connections

    • Son of T.H. and Flora Bell (Jackson) S. Divorced; children: Thomas, Jack, Jeff, Shad.
    • father: T.H. Slade
    • mother: Flora Bell (Jackson) Slade
    • children: Thomas Slade
    • Jack Slade
    • Jeff Slade
    • Shad Slade
    Tom Slade
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    Born March 13, 1936
    Nationality
    • 1958 - 1971
      Owner Slade Gas Company
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 1971 - 1975
      president, General Environmental
    • 1975 - 1980
      president, General Environmental
      Jacksonville, Florida, United States
    • 1980
      president
      Green Cove Springs, Florida, United States
    • 1998
      president, Tidewater Consultant

    Award