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