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John Flanders Wilbanks

John Flanders Wilbanks, American town administrator. Served with United States Army, 1961-1964. Member South Carolina City Management Association (president 1985-1986), South Carolina Municipal Association (board directors 1986-1989), International City Management Association, Elks, Kiwanis (president Summerville 1986), Toastmasters (president 1991, Distinguished Toastmaster).

Background

  • Wilbanks, John Flanders was born on June 21, 1938 in Eastman, Georgia, United States. Son of Hollis Woodrow and Florence E. (Flanders) Wilbanks.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science in History and Political Science, College of Charleston, South Carolina, 1960. Postgraduate, University South Carolina, 1979.

    Career

    • Insurance investigator Retail Credit Company (now Equifax), Charleston, 1960-1968. Insurance agent Integon Corporation, 1968-1972. City manager City of Folly Beach, South Carolina, 1972-1976.

      County administrator Dorchester County, St. George, 1976-1979. Town administrator Town of Summerville, from 1979. Consultant in field.

    Membership

    Served with United States Army, 1961-1964. Member South Carolina City Management Association (president 1985-1986), South Carolina Municipal Association (board directors 1986-1989), International City Management Association, Elks, Kiwanis (president Summerville 1986), Toastmasters (president 1991, Distinguished Toastmaster).

    Connections

    • Married Patricia Anne Jamison, June 11, 1961. Children: Shannon, Shelly, John Flanders.
    • father: Hollis Woodrow Wilbanks
    • mother: Florence E. (Flanders) Wilbanks
    • spouse: Patricia Anne Jamison
    • children: Shannon Wilbanks
    • Shelly Wilbanks
    • John Flanders Wilbanks
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    Born June 21, 1938
    Died September 1, 2002
    (aged 64)
    • 1960
      College of Charleston
    • 1979
      University South Carolina
    • 1960 - 1968
      Insurance investigator Retail Credit Company (now Equifax)
      Charleston, South Carolina, United States
    • 1968 - 1972
      insurance agent Integon Corporation
    • 1972 - 1976
      city manager, City of Folly Beach
      South Carolina, United States
    • 1976 - 1979
      county administrator, Dorchester County