Gentry T. Jones

Past Allen Mayor Gentry T. Jones
Mayor from April 3, 1962 - April 7, 1968
  • “Be a man of action - prepare for the future.”
Highlights as Mayor
  • Extended the Allen city limits on all four boundaries
  • Hired a city engineer who established building code guidelines, developed a strategic plan for the city’s infrastructure and organized a planning commission
  • Reorganized and improved fire and safety departments
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