Tommy Hazouri

Florida Times-Union

Letters: Jacksonville Mayor Tommy Hazouri deserves lots of tributes

We, people with disabilities, the elderly, and alternative lifestyles, are very sad to learn that Tommy Hazouri passed away recently. Tommy Hazouri, born and raised in Jacksonville, was elected 11 times and held four different local and state offices over nearly five decades. Tommy was always accessible and an advocate for us. We greatly appreciate Tommy’s work on behalf of all citizens in Jacksonville including our communities.
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John Barnes looks to replace Tommy Hazouri on Jacksonville City Council

Former Mayor John Delaney backs Barnes. The upcoming Special Election to fill a vacant City Council seat has drawn a fifth candidate. Soil and Water Commissioner John Barnes is the third Republican to join a crowded field hoping to succeed Tommy Hazouri, who passed away earlier this month. Barnes launches...
Florida Star

Local Business Owner Mourns the loss of a Fallen Hero and Public Servant Tommy Hazouri

On the day we remember the fallen heroes, first responders and the nation coming together on 9/11, we also mourn the loss of one of Jacksonville’s heroes, Tommy Hazouri. I had a chance to listen to my grandmother brag on his service as mayor and as an adult, I got the pleasure of watching him champion for causes that were […]

Jacksonville says goodbye to Tommy Hazouri

A city bids a legend a final farewell. Mourners packed a Jacksonville church Thursday morning, celebrating the life and lamenting the death of one of Northeast Florida’s most iconic political figures, Thomas Lester Hazouri Sr. As flags flew at half staff both in Tallahassee and Jacksonville, signaling an official mourning,...
Jacksonville Daily Record

Tommy Hazouri remembered as ‘A man of honesty and integrity’

Thomas “Tommy” Lester Hazouri Sr. was memorialized Sept. 16 with the sanctuary at Mandarin Presbyterian Church filled with family and friends and nearly 100 people viewing a livestream of the service. Presided over by the Rev. Jeff Arnold, Hazouri was remembered by relatives and others who knew him for many...

Flags at half staff to honor Tommy Hazouri

A final tribute for a political legend. Florida Gov. Ron DeSantis is honoring the legacy of one of Jacksonville’s favorite sons, calling for flags at half staff in memory of Tommy Hazouri. DeSantis directed U.S. and state flags to be flown at half staff at the Duval County Courthouse, Jacksonville...

Family, friends pay respects to Tommy Hazouri at visitation

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Family and friends are saying goodbye to Jacksonville City Councilman and longtime public servant Tommy Hazouri. The former mayor, state legislator and school board member died Saturday after developing complications from a lung transplant. He was 76 years old. There was a public viewing and visitation from...

Jacksonville City Council members reflect on memories of Tommy Hazouri

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. – Democrat Tommy Hazouri, who served Jacksonville in one capacity or another for five decades, died Saturday following complications from a lung transplant he had last year. He was 76. The former mayor, legislator and school board member most recently served on the Jacksonville City Council, including as...