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Albert William Franklin Bloodworth

Albert William Franklin Bloodworth, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1962, United States Supreme Court 1971. Recipient Jessie Dan MacDougal Scholarship award University Georgia Foundation, 1963, Outstanding Student Leadership award Student Bar Association, University Georgia, 1963.


  • Bloodworth, Albert William Franklin was born on September 23, 1935 in Atlanta. Son of James Morgan Bartow and Elizabeth Westfield (Dimmock) Bloodworth.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Arts in History and French, Davidson College, 1957. Juris Doctor magna cum laude with 1st honors, University Georgia, Athens, 1963.


    • Assistant director alumni public relations Davidson College, North Carolina, 1959-1960. Associate Hansell & Post, Atlanta, 1963-1968, partner, 1969-1984, Bloodworth & Nix, Atlanta, 1984-1995, Bloodworth & McSwain, Atlanta, 1996—2003. Private practice, since 2003.

      Counsel organized crime committee Metropolitan Atlanta Commission on Crime, 1965-1967. Assistant secretary, counsel Metropolitan Foundation Atlanta, 1968-1976.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Georgia 1962, United States Supreme Court 1971.


    Party affiliation: Republican


    Denomination: Presbyterian


    Board directors Atlanta Presbytery, 1974-1978. Trustee Synod of Southeast, Presbyterian Church in United States of America, Augusta, Georgia, 1982-1987. Trustee Big Canoe Chapel, Georgia, 1983-1986, 88-91, chairman board trustees, 1985-1986, 90-91.

    Member president's advisory council Presbyterian Homes, since 1989. Member president's advisory council Thornwell Home and School for Children, since 1998. Elder North Ave Presbyterian Church, Atlanta.

    1st lieutenant Intelligence Corps, United States Army Reserve, 1957-1959. Fellow: American College Trust and Estate Counsel. Member: American Bar Association, Atlanta Estate Planning Council, Atlanta Bar Association, State Bar Georgia, Gridiron Club, Sphinx Club, Lawyers Club, Capital City Club, Phi Delta Phi (president chapter 1963, Graduate of Year 1963), Alpha Tau Omega 1957, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Beta Kappa.


    • Married Elizabeth Howell, November 24, 1967. 1 child, Elizabeth Howell.
    • father: James Morgan Bartow Bloodworth
    • mother: Elizabeth Westfield (Dimmock) Bloodworth
    • spouse: Elizabeth Howell
    • child: Elizabeth Howell Bloodworth
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    Born September 23, 1935