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Carl Irwin Gable

Carl Irwin Gable, American writer, investor, retired lawyer. Achievements include invention of interlocking modular carpet.

Background

  • Gable, Carl Irwin was born on August 7, 1939 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Carl Irwin and Charlotte Belle (Kersey) Gable.

  • Education

    • Bachelor, Harvard University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1964.

    Career

    • Associate Kilpatrick & Cody, Atlanta, 1964-1970, partner, 1970-1984. President Interface Inc., 1984-1985. Vice chairman Intermet corporation, 1985-1990, also board directors.

      Of counsel Booth, Owens & Jospin, 1992—1996, Troutman Sanders Limited liability partnership, Atlanta, 1996-1998. President Boglewood Corporation, Kiev, Ukraine, 1993-1996. Board directors Interface, Inc.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1964, District of Columbia 1976. Achievements include invention of interlocking modular carpet.

    Works

    • Contributor articles to professional journals. Author: Murano Magic, 2004. Co-author (Sarah B. Gable): Palladian Days, 2005.

    Membership

    Board directors Atlanta Council International Visitors, Inc., 1987-1993, Atlanta Opera, Inc., 1980-2002, Michael Carlos Museum Emory University, 1994-2003. Board directors Spoleto Festival United States of America, Inc., 1993-1999, treasurer, 1993-1995. Founder, chairman Atlanta Opera Endowment, Inc., 1986-2000.

    President Center for Palladian Studies in American, Inc., since 2006. Fellow American College Investment Counsel. Member American Bar Association., Capital City Club.

    Personality

    Interests

    Italian studies.

    Connections

    • Married Sarah Alice Bogle, June 6, 1964. Children: Ashley Grinnell, Carl Irwin III, James Kersey.
    • father: Carl Irwin Gable
    • mother: Charlotte Belle (Kersey) Gable
    • spouse: Sarah Alice Bogle
    • children: Ashley Grinnell Gable
    • Carl Irwin III Gable
    • James Kersey Gable
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    • 1961
      Harvard University
    • 1964
      Harvard
    • 1964 - 1970
      Associate, Kilpatrick & Cody
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
    • 1984 - 1985
      president, Interface Incorporated
    • 1992 - 1996
      of counsel, Booth
    • 1996 - 1998
      of counsel, Booth
      Atlanta, North-West, South Africa
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