John Turner

City Council
Title: Place 3
Phone: (903) 457-3130

John Turner was elected to Place 3 on the City Council on May 6, 2017.

Mr. Turner was raised in South Carolina and joined the Navy in 1965. He received an honorable discharge and retired as US Navy Chief Petty Officer in 1985. His service included 13 years aboard various nuclear submarines through both the Atlantic and Pacific fleets.

Mr. Turner began work at E-Systems and retired as a Senior Writer/Editor in 2007 after 22 years of service.

Mr. Turner became very active in the Hunt County Veterans Coalition in 2006 and is a Certified Chapter Service Officer for the Disable American Veterans and has filed and assisted hundreds of veterans and their families with disability and benefits claims in Hunt County.

He has been married to Shirley for 50 years and they have two sons. 

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