Born in Durant, Florida, this feisty
fireball went on to become a City Councilman in Tampa. Tom
Vann is the man who could not be bought, he stuck
to his principles, though some say it may have cost him his political
career, Tom Vann does not care, he did it his way.
Tom is very active in Tampa Bay, chairing the Flag Day festivities
every year, working with various charities, and still playing
and teaching racquet ball several days a week. He is a champion
player. When Tom is not playing, he is working out.
Tom Vann loves Tampa, and Tampa loves Tom Vann, truly an outstanding
Tom is very active in the Scottish Rite of Freemasonry,
holding a 33rd Degree, and Chairman of the Education
and Americanism Committee.
This United States Army veteran also holds a black
belt in Judo.
Tom is married to Bernice Vann, they have 2 children, Tommy & Linda,
and 6 Grandchildren, and 2 Great Grandchildren.
For his service to Tampa and Hillsborough County, Tom Vann is
designated a “Tampa Bay Legend”.