|Mayor Tommy Hazouri|
1987 – 1991
|Preceded by||Jake Godbold|
|Succeeded by||Ed Austin|
|Born||October 11, 1944
|Political party||Democratic Party|
Tommy Hazouri (born October 11, 1944) is an American politician of the Democratic Party. He represents Duval County School District in the Duval County School Board, and previously served as mayor of Jacksonville, Florida (1987–1991) and as a member of the Florida House of Representatives (1974–1984). A native of Jacksonville, he is of Lebanese descent.
While in the Florida legislature, Hazouri chaired the House Committee on Education, K-12. He also was a member of the House Committee on Appropriations' Subcommittee on Education Funding. He was appointed by Governor Lawton Chiles to the Florida Ethics Commission and lead the Sheriff's Task Force on Mental Health.
During his term as mayor of Jacksonville he spearheaded a campaign to rid Jacksonville's roads and bridges of toll booths, and implemented various environmental regulations aimed at getting rid of the city's odor problem. During his tenure as Mayor of Jacksonville, Hazouri welcomed the city's first contingent of visiting Canadian media personalities in September 1987, including Vic Phillips of Global Television Network and Chantale Roy of the French language TVA Network, both of whom broadcast live from Jacksonville. Hazouri was defeated for reelection in 1991 by Ed Austin.
Hazouri attended Andrew Jackson High School, and graduated from Jacksonville University in 1966. He is married to Carol Hazouri, who has been a school teacher at Crown Point Elementary School in Mandarin for over 25 years. They have one son, Tommy Jr., who is a school teacher as well. In addition to his work on the school board, he is president of Hazouri and Associates, a private consulting firm.