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State Archives of Florida
Governor Claude Kirk, left, posing with celebrities at the opening of the Toney Penna Golf Company plant in Jupiter.
Sporting goods industry--Florida--Jupiter
Golf equipment industry
Motion picture actors and actresses
L-R: Gov. Kirk, singer Perry Como, and comic actor Bob Hope. Note at the far right is former professional golfer Toney Penna.
Photographer Jerry F. Simons was born May 23, 1929 in Oak Park, Illinois. He majored in Journalism at the University of Miami, graduating in 1953. He worked in Miami at United Press and later was a news cameraman for Channel Four under Ralph Renick. He also worked at WCKT when Wayne Fariss was the anchorman. He was the Photographic Director for the Florida Development Commission and was assigned to former Governor Claude Kirk as his personal photographer. Simons turned to freelance photography in 1973 and did assignments for Eastman Kodak, Chrysler, U.S. Steel, and other national clients. He passed away on March 17, 2012.
Subject - Person
Subject - Corporate
Chicago Manual of Style
Simons, Jerry Francis, 1929-2012. Governor Claude Kirk, left, posing with celebrities at the opening of the Toney Penna Golf Company plant in Jupiter. 1968 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. <https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/268393>, accessed 30 November 2022.
Simons, Jerry Francis, 1929-2012. Governor Claude Kirk, left, posing with celebrities at the opening of the Toney Penna Golf Company plant in Jupiter. 1968 (circa). State Archives of Florida, Florida Memory. Accessed 30 Nov. 2022.<https://www.floridamemory.com/items/show/268393>
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