HUNTER TIME LINE Jack C. Hunter


Some significant dates in the life and political career of former Youngstown Mayor Jack C. Hunter.
May 6, 1964: Approved as the Republican candidate for 5th Ward councilman to replace Paul H. Kechler Sr. on the November ballot. He was opposed by Atty. Lawrence V. Cregan.
Nov. 3, 1965: Defeats Cregan for 5th Ward councilman by nearly 1,000 votes.
May 7, 1969: Runs unopposed for Republican nomination for mayor and receives 6,835 complimentary votes.
Nov. 5, 1969: Elected mayor over incumbent Democrat Anthony B. Flask by 3,368 votes.
Nov. 29, 1970: Urges enforcement of city employees to retire at 70.
Nov. 7, 1973: Elected to third term as mayor receiving 9,249 votes over two rivals.
Feb. 11, 1974: Named by Mayor Tom Bradley of Los Angeles to the National League of Cities committee on transportation.
January 1978: Eight-year tenure as mayor comes to an end.
Jan. 22, 1978: Begins work as officer in personnel department at Mahoning National Bank.
Feb. 22, 1978: Elected vice president personnel and public affairs at Mahoning National Bank.
Nov. 3, 1982: Easily won election for 17th District seat on Ohio Board of Education.
June 9, 2001: Hunter dies of cancer at 71 at St. Elizabeth Health Center.
Source: Vindicator files

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