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Joseph Elbert Cheeley

Joseph Elbert Cheeley, American lawyer. Decorated Bronze Star; named to Outstanding Young Men of America, 1964, Man of Year, Gwinnett County, 1964, one of Five Outstanding Young Men of Georgia, 1964. Past delegate National Democratic Convention, Chicago, 1968, Miami, 1972. Captain United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member Atlanta Athletic Club, Lake Lanier Islands Authority (chairman board).

Background

  • Cheeley, Joseph Elbert was born on November 4, 1928 in Buford, Georgia, United States. Son of Joseph Elbert Senior and Willie Jo (Westbrook) Cheeley.

  • Education

    • Juris Doctor, University Georgia, 1950.

    Career

    • Past director First Commercial Bank, Buford, Georgia, Investor's Trust, Duluth. Partner Georgia Moulding Corporation, Suwanee. Judge State Court Cowinnett County, 1958-1978.

    Works

    • Co-author: (book) Mercer Law Review, 1980, 81.

    Membership

    Past delegate National Democratic Convention, Chicago, 1968, Miami, 1972. Captain United States Air Force, 1952-1953. Member Atlanta Athletic Club, Lake Lanier Islands Authority (chairman board).

    Personality

    Interests

    Skiing, fishing, water-skiing, travel.

    Connections

    • Married Selma Medlock, July 13, 1952 (divorced July 1994). Children: Joseph III, Robert, Susan, John, Jim.
    • father: Joseph Elbert Senior Cheeley
    • mother: Willie Jo (Westbrook) Cheeley
    • spouse: Selma Medlock
    • children: Joseph III Cheeley
    • Robert Cheeley
    • Susan Cheeley
    • John Cheeley
    • Jim Cheeley
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