John Rousakis

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Birthday
14, 1929
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Dec 10, 2000 (71)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
14, 1929
Birthplace
Georgia
Death Date
Dec 10, 2000 (71)

About

Politician and member of the Democratic party who was mayor of Savannah, Georgia from 1970 to 1991.

Before Fame

He played basketball in his youth and also worked as an insurance agent before serving on the Chatham County Commission in 1965.

Trivia

Although he successfully updated the Savannah public works projects and the police department during his tenure, housing problems worsened and the murder rate increased.

Family Life

His first wife, Irene, died in 1985. He later was remarried to Elizabeth Lattimore in 1987.

Associated With

He played a small role in the 1976 Burt Reynolds film, Gator.