Vincent J. Whibbs Sr.

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Vince Whibbs Sr. KSG (February 8, 1920 – May 30, 2006) was a popular politician and business leader in Pensacola, Florida. Vince served as mayor of Pensacola for an unprecedented seven consecutive terms, serving the city from 1978 to 1991. He was invested as a knight of the Order of St. Gregory the Great by Pope John Paul II in 1995.

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Vince served as a city councilmen and on the board of directors of the Greater Pensacola Area Chamber of Commerce. Vince also served as president of the Pensacola Chapter of the Navy League, Rotary Club of Pensacola Suburban West, the Fiesta of Five Flags, Junior Achievement, Pensacola Franchised Automobile Dealers Association, the United Way and Project Alert.

His son ran for Congress in 1994, but lost to Joe Scarborough.

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Preceded by
Warren M. Briggs
Mayor of Pensacola, Florida
1978 - 1991
Succeeded by
Jerry L. Maygarden