Jacksonville Mourns Passing of Former Mayor Hans Tanzler
July 25, 2013
Former Jacksonville Mayor Hans Tanzler died today at the age of 86.
In office from 1967 to 1979, Mayor Tanzler was the first mayor of the consolidated City of Jacksonville. A Jacksonville native, Tanzler graduated from Robert E. Lee High School and went on to earn a law degree from the University of Florida. Mayor Tanzler was a dedicated public servant, and was well known as a strong advocate for local education, economic and downtown development, and our treasured St. Johns River.
Statement from Mayor Alvin Brown
Slideshow: Mayor Hans Tanzler