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Grady Oliver Lanier, III

Grady Oliver Lanier, III, American lawyer. Bar: Alabama 1973. Member of American Bar Association, American Legion, Lions (president 1983-1984).


  • III, Grady Oliver Lanier, was born on January 15, 1944 in Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States. Son of Grady O. and Floy Lillian (Wofford) Lanier.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, Auburn University, 1969. Juris Doctor, Cumberland Law School, 1973.


    • Staff attorney Alabama Electric Company, Andalusia, Alabama, 1973—1980. District attorney Covington County, 1980—1986. Member Andalusia Industrial Development Board, 1977—1980.

      With United States Naval Reserve, 1963-1967.

    Major achievements

    • Bar: Alabama 1973.


    The Church must be self-critical before it presumes to be critical of others.

    Party affiliation: Democrat


    The ultimate goal to be attained is not only to be saved from something. The purpose God has is to be saved to something.

    Denomination: Methodist


    All persons, regardless of age, gender, marital status, or sexual orientation, are entitled to have their human and civil rights ensured and to be protected against violence.


    Member of American Bar Association, American Legion, Lions (president 1983-1984).


    • Married Leslie Ann Scott, December 13, 1969. Children: Margaret, Elizabeth, Scott.
    • father: Grady O. Lanier
    • mother: Floy Lillian (Wofford) Lanier
    • spouse: Leslie Ann Scott
    • children: Margaret III
    • Elizabeth III
    • Scott III
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    Born January 15, 1944
    (age 73)