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Joseph Lettelier

1986 - 1988

Joseph Lettelier was born in Ft. Lauderdale in 1944.  He graduated from Ft. Lauderdale High School, enlisted in the Army and served three years in Europe. He went to work for his father in the electrical trade and took the State examamination to become a certified Florida Electrical Contractor. He was a consummate hunter for deer and wild hogs. He leased pasture land west of the city in the 1960’s and the early 1970’s and became a cattleman. He moved to Parkland in 1971. He served as a Commissioner from 1978 to 1982 and was elected the 8th Mayor in 1986. He became an elected Commissioner again and served another term from 1989 to 1992. He relocated to north Florida with his wife and two girls to raise the Brangus Show Cattle. His dedicated service in improving the City government will always be remembered. He was a stalwart supporter of the “Rule of Law.”