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city engineer , director public works

John Gerald Flora, American director public works, city engineer. Decorated Bronze star, Korea; named Engineer of Year, Minnesota Public Works Association, 1991, APWA Top Ten award, 1994. President Minnesota Public Works Association, 1986, region VI director APWA, since 1995; delegate APWA, 1988-1995. Member Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Background

Flora, John Gerald was born on May 10, 1936 in Chicago, Illinois, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Wisconsin, 1960. Bachelor of Science, Missouri School Mines, 1964. Master of Arts, Pepperdine University, 1973.

Master of Science, Oklahoma State University, 1974.

Career

Platoon leader C Company 94th EHGR BH, 1960-1961. Company Commander 94th engineer BN Company D, Germany, 1962-1963. Assistant S3 18th engineer Bde, 1965-1966.

Department director USAES, Fort Belvoir, Virginia, 1966-1967. Commander 13th engineer battalion, Korea, 1967-1968. Engineer staff officer Headquarters USARPAC, Fort Shafter, Hawaii, 1969-1973.

Operations officer United States Military Academy, West Point, New York, 1974-1977. Director faculty engineer Fort McCoy United States Army, Sparta, Wisconsin, 1977-1980. DPW/Civil Engineering City of Fridley, Minnesota, since 1980.

Membership

President Minnesota Public Works Association, 1986, region VI director APWA, since 1995. Delegate APWA, 1988-1995. Member Lions Club, Veterans of Foreign Wars, American Legion.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: skiing, tennis, golf.

Connections

Married Jan C. Kucienski, August 8, 1959. Children: John, Jolie.

spouse:
Jan C. Kucienski

children:
John Flora

Jolie Flora