Born: c. 1950

Died: May 19, 2013


Children: Timothy Jock, Trinity Jock

Timothy L. Jock was elected Mayor of Saranac Lake for six terms, from 1979 to 1987 and from 1995 to 1998. He decided not to seek re-election after his first term as mayor, but in 1977 he was appointed to a vacant seat on the board. In 1979, Jock ran for mayor again and won, after which he was re-elected four times in a row. He chose not to run in 1987. He was known for his direct, fiery style.

He moved to Saranac Lake in 1968 to attend North Country Community College, graduating with a social science degree. He worked for Prudential Insurance Company and as a cook at Camp Gabriels. He was also involved with the Pendragon Theatre.