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Jerald Edwin Hanks

public relations and advertising executive

Jerald Edwin Hanks, American public relations and advertising executive. Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited; Lodge: Rotary.

Background

Hanks, Jerald Edwin was born on August 13, 1931 in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, United States. Son of Jerald Smith and S. Louise (McCullough) Hanks.

Education

Bachelor, Lehigh University, 1953. Master of Science, Columbia University, 1957. Newspaper editor, reporter Allentown (Pennsylvania) Morning Call, 1949-1956, Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, 1957-1959, Jacksonville Journal, 1959-1961, Honolulu Star-Bulletin, 1961-1962, Miami (Florida) Herald, 1962-1963.

Public affairs officer Apollo-Saturn V launch facilities, Kennedy Space Center, Florida, 1963-1968. Director information services Reynolds, Smith & Hills, Architects, Engineers, Planners, Inc., Jacksonville, 1969-1972. President Hanks-Livingston, Inc., Jacksonville, since 1972.

Speaker in field. Secretary, Jacksonville Health Facilities Authority, 1980-1987. Member budget committee Jacksonville United Way, 1971-1972. Member special commission Goals and Priorities for Human Services, Jacksonville, 1973.

Member special commission public relations Florida Engineering Society, Tallahassee, 1971-1974. Member executive council Jacksonville University. Member public relations curriculum advisory council University Florida Served with United States Air Force, 1954-1956.

Career

Secretary, Jacksonville Health Facilities Authority, 1980-1987. Contributor articles to professional publications.

Works

  • Contributor articles to professional publications.

Membership

Member Public Relations Society of America (accredited. Lodge: Rotary.

Connections

Married Roberta de Cordova. Children: Jerald Robert, Lee Alexandra.

father:
Jerald Smith Hanks

mother:
S. Louise (McCullough) Hanks

spouse:
Roberta de Cordova

children:
Jerald Robert Hanks

Lee Alexandra Hanks