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Blanton Belk

Belk, John Blanton was born on February 4, 1925 in Orlando, Florida, United States. Son of John Blanton and Jennie (Wannamaker) Belk.

Education: Student, Davidson College, 1943; student, University North Carolina, 1943-1945.

Career: With, Moral Re-Armament (numerous locations), 1950-1968; Executive Director, Moral Re-Armament (numerous locations), 1966-1968; Founder, Chairman of the Board, President, Up With People, Tucson, 1968-1991; Chairman of the executive committee, Up With People, Tucson, since 1991.

Achievements: John Blanton Belk has been listed as a noteworthy Educational and cultural organization executive by Marquis Who's Who.

Board directors International Fund Sports Disabled, Arnhem, Netherlands. Member Governor's Arizona-Mexico Commission Lieutenant (junior grade) United States Naval Reserve, 1943-1945. Member Zeta Psi Clubs: Mountain Oyster.



Guaymas Yacht (Mexico).

Married Elizabeth Jane Wilkes, December 11, 1954. Children: Virginia Elizabeth, Katherine Wilkes.

Father: John Blanton Belk

Mother: Jennie (Wannamaker) Belk

Spouse: Elizabeth Jane Wilke

Nationality
United States
Primary country of residence
United States
Nationality
United States
Primary country of residence
United States