John Paul P. Rousakis Edit Profile
Bachelor of Business Administration, University Georgia, 1952.
He was a Democrat. Prior to entering politics, he made career as a basketball player and as an insurance agent. Rousakis was elected to the Chatham County Commission in 1965 and eventually became Vice-Chairperson of that institution. He ran for Mayor of Savannah in 1970.
His fifth term was extended by a year by the Georgia General Assembly, but Rousakis was defeated by Republican contestant Susan Weiner in 1991 with 46% of the vote. He attempted a political comeback in 1995, but finished third with only 23% of the vote. Rousakis died on December 10, 2000.
Past president National League Cities. With Army of the United States, 1953-1956. Member Georgia Municipal Association (past president), American Legion, Ahepa, Masons, (Shriner, Knight Commander 32d degree).
Married Elizabeth Lattimore, October 24, 1987. Children: Rhonda, Paul, Thea, Tina.
1952University Georgia , Bachelor of Business Administration
1965 - 1969
1970 - 1992