James Franklin “Frank” Mercer

Flagler County Tax Collector (1932-1961)

Frank was a native of Baxley, Ga. and longtime resident of Flagler County.  He was a former Flagler County Commissioner and road superintendent. He was appointed Tax Collector in Setember 1932 by Governor Carlton when Clarence E. Pellicer resigned.  James served in that capacity for 29 years before retiring in February 1961. He was a member of Bunnell Methodist Church and Bunnell Lodge No. 200 F&AM.