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Lawyer , Newspaper publisher , corporate executive

Jaquelin James Daniel, American lawyer, corporate executive, newspaper publisher. Bar: Florida 1942. Decorated Bronze Star; recipient Distinguished Service award United States Junior Chamber of Commerce, 1950; Distinguished Citizen award National Municipal League, 1968; Brotherhood award National Conference of Christians and Jews, 1970.


Daniel, Jaquelin James was born on September 22, 1916 in Jacksonville, Florida, United States. Son of Richard Potts and Mary Goff (Palmer) Daniel.


AB, Princeton University, 1939. Bachelor of Laws, University Florida, 1942. Doctor of Laws (honorary), Florida State University, 1965.

Doctor of Laws (honorary), University N.Fla., 1989.


Member firm, Daniel & Daniel, Jacksonville, 1942-1960; president, chairman of the executive committee, Stockton, Whatley, Davin & Company, Jacksonville, 1960-1976; chairman of the executive committee, Ponte Vedra Company public, Florida Times Union and Jacksonville Journal, 1976-1983. Director First Union bank corporation, American General Corporation, Freeport McMoran, CSX Corporation.


  • Bar: Florida 1942.


President United Way, 1955, 62. Member board control Florida Institutions Higher Learning, 1957-1961, chairman, 1959-1961. Chairman Duval County Local Government Study Commission, 1965-1967.

Delegate Democratic National Convention, 1956. Chairman board visitors Davidson College, 1965. Trustee Daniel Memorial Home for Children.

Chairman board trustees George Peabody College, 1967-1970. Member, chairman board regents State University System, 1971-1982. President Evergreen Cemetery Association, 1956.

Trustee Princeton University, 1972-1976, Episcopal Church Foundation. President Gator Bowl Association. President Community Council on Citizen Involvement.

Served from ensign to lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, 1942-1945. Member Jacksonville History Society Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Florida Yacht (Jacksonville) (commodore 1956), River (Jacksonville) (past president), Timuquana Country (Jacksonville), Ponte Vedra (Jacksonville).

Princeton (New York City).


Married Anne Page Coachman, October 18, 1947. Children: Eleanor Page Daniel McCranie, Jaquelin Daniel Cook.

Richard Potts Daniel

Mary Goff (Palmer) Daniel

Anne Page Coachman

Jaquelin Daniel Cook Daniel

Eleanor Page Daniel McCranie Daniel