Hall of Fame Member

John L. Hawkins II - Deceased

Elected:       March 24, 1986
Inducted:    June 26, 1986
Born:            October 2, 1916
                       Huntington, West Virginia

 Parents:      Frederick M. &
                      Anna White Hawkins 

Married:      Mildred Chelyan Huffman
                       Charleston, West Virginia

 

Children:    Grace Montgomery Hawkins, Orlando, Florida
                                Hannah Lee Hawkins
                                Dylan Cyrus Rei Hawkins
                     John Lee Hawkins III – Karen Hawkins, Lake Oswego, Oregon
                                Nicole Lee Hawkins
                                John Lee Hawkins IV

History:      Huntington, West Virginia Public Schools; Marshall University 1933-1936.  Washington & Lee University 1939 LLB; University of Denver 1974 C.F.P.

                     Member of Bar, West Virginia, Massachusetts, United States District Courts, Interstate Commerce Commission, Mountain Truckers, Inc., West Virginia Motor Truck Association, Office of Defense Transportation 1940-1944.

                     United States Army 1944-1946 1st Lt. Transportation
                     Law Practice, Massachusetts, 1946-1964
                     Investors Diversified Services, 1964-1969
                     John L. Hawkins & Co., Inc., 1969-1976
                     Professional Wrecker Operators of Florida, Inc.,
                               Executive Director, 1977-1979
                     Towing & Recovery Association of America, Inc.,
                               Executive Director, 1979-1982
                     Senior Editor, Corporate Secretary, Stockholder,
                                T.T. Publications, Inc.  (Tow Times)
                       First Recipient:   International Towman of the Year

 Author:       Model Legislation for the Towing Industry
Sponsor:     Friends of Towing, 1983
Secretary:    Founding Trustees, Hall of Fame 1985

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