George James Roark Edit Profile
Specialized in college work in law, сivil engineering and economics.
Formerly general manager Phoenix Furniture Company, Beaumont. Vice president Texas Cold Storage Company, San Antonio. City manager (first) Beaumont, 1920-1924.
Directed 1st Community Chest Campaign for Beaumont. Reorganized financial affairs of Beaumont. Built $100,000 S. Texas State Fair plant in 2 months, 1922.
Developed park and playground system for Beaumont. First city manager Pensacola, Florida, 1931-1948. City manager Augusta, Georgia, 1948, Meridian, Mississippi from 1949.
Organized and director salvage and war drives, Civil Defense for Pensacola, 1941-1943. Treasurer, and member board war camp recreation for soldiers at military camp, San Antonio, World War I. Captain Allied Military Government, United States Army, 1943.
Governor and civil affairs officer, Allied Control Commission in Italy, 1943-1945. Returned Pensacola 1945, resumed city management. Organized Liberty Bond sales.
San Antonio, etc.
All human life is created by God and therefore is significant and valuable. When governments implement the capital punishment, then the life of the convicted is devalued and all possibilities of change education.
All persons need the ministry of the Church in their struggles for human fulfillment, as well as the spiritual and emotional care of a fellowship that enables reconciling relationships with God, with others, and with self.
Member Florida City Mgrs. Association (president), Florida League of Municipalities (vice-president), International City Mgrs. Association (vice-president).
Mason (32 degree).; Clubs: Rotary, Country (Pensacola).
Married Maud Clark, of Royse City, Texas, April. Children: George James, John Clark (deceased).