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George Poindexter Hewes, III

George Poindexter Hewes, III, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1954, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Mississippi 1954, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Background

  • III, George Poindexter Hewes, was born on October 25, 1928 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Son of George P. Junior and Gertrude (Turner) H.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Business Administration, University Mississippi, 1950. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1954.

    Career

    • Enlisted United States Marine Corps, 1950, advanced through grades to lieutenant colonel, retired, 1975. Senior partner Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, Jackson, 1955—2002. Board directors Trustmark National Bank, Jackson.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Mississippi 1954, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Mississippi 1954, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

    Politics

    Party affiliation: Republican

    Membership

    Chairman United Way Campaign, 1985. Chairman board directors Magnolia Speech School Deaf, 1986-1987. Chancellor Episcopalian Diocese Mississippi, 1984-2002.

    Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (regent 1984-1988). Member American Bar Association, Mississippi State Bar Association (president young lawyers section 1963-1964), Hinds County Bar Association, National Conference Commissioners Uniform State Laws, Jackson Symphony Orchestra Association (past president), Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association (past president), Jackson Junior Chamber of C. (Young Man Year local and state 1962), Jackson Country Club, One Hundred Club Jackson (secretary since 1984, past president).

    Connections

    • Married Helen Elizabeth Morrison, November 19, 1954 (deceased July 1997). Children: George P. IV, Laura L. Hewes Bell, Robert Russelll married Joan Dean, December 27, 1998.
    • father: George P. H. Junior
    • mother: Gertrude (Turner) H.
    • spouses: Helen Elizabeth Morrison
    • Joan Dean
    • children: George P. IV III
    • Laura L. Hewes Bell III
    • Robert Russelll married Joan Dean III
    • December 27 III
    • 1998 III
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    Born October 25, 1928
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