Jim Hess

City Council
Title: Ward II Council - Councilman
Phone: 314-429-4574
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3526 Boswell

St. John, MO 63114


Jim Hess was re-appointed to the City Council on Monday, February 1, 2021 to fill the unexpired term of Curt Pierce, Ward II Councilman.  Curt had recently moved out of St. John.

He currently sits as Deputy Mayor.

Jim and his wife Mary, have been married and have lived in St. John for over 50 years.  Jim has a B.S. in Aerospace Engineering from West Virginia University.  He is a retired aerospace engineer with McDonnell-Douglass/Boeing.  He also worked part time at the PGA Tour Golf Shops at Lambert-St. Louis International Airport.  They have two children and three grandchildren.  He and his wife have been members of Marvin Park United Methodist Church since 1974.

Jim previously served 12 years as Councilman of Ward II.  He also served as the Chairman of the St. John Tax Increment Financing (TIF) Commission.  In addition he has served on the City's Planning & Zoning Board, Budget Committees, Code Review Committees, as well as many other Committees during his terms on the Council.

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