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Allan August Kirwan

Allan August Kirwan, American bar executive. Named Outstanding Alumnus award, DeKalb Community College, 1984, Merit award, City of Avondale Estates, 1984; recipient Honor medal, 1988. Member of American Society Association Executives, National Association Bar Executives, Avondale Swim and Tennis (president 1980), Avondale Community.

Background

  • Kirwan, Allan August was born on July 28, 1945 in Washington, District of Columbia, United States. Son of Edward Emmett and Eleanor Godwin Kirwan.

  • Education

    • Student, Gordon Military College, 1965. Associate of Arts, DeKalb College, 1966. Bachelor, Oglethorpe University, 1968.

      Master of Business Administration, University Georgia, 1969.

    Career

    • Management and budget analyst DeKalb County, Decatur, Georgia, 1970—1976. Assistant executive director State Bar Georgia, Atlanta, 1976—1981. Executive director, since 1981.

      Founder, president Avondale Community Action, Avondale Estates, Georgia, since 1982. Editor monthly newsletter, 1982—1985. Chairman Avondale Estates Planning and Zoning Board, 1980—1983.

      Co-founder Avondale Estates Gentlemen's Sporting & Philosophical Society, 1986—1988. Mayor City of Avondale Estates. Commissioner; curriculum advisor Dekalb College.

      Member, chairman Avondale Development Authority, 1986—1988.

    Politics

    When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

    Religion

    Righteousness is a demand of God. It can be received only through faith in God.

    Denomination: Baptist

    Views

    Language of a derogatory nature (with regard to race, nationality, ethnic background, gender, sexuality, and physical differences) does not reflect value for one another and contradicts the Christian teaching.

    Membership

    Member of American Society Association Executives, National Association Bar Executives, Avondale Swim and Tennis (president 1980), Avondale Community.

    Connections

    • Married Diane Pearson, September 23, 1968. Children: Kevin John, Nathan Stuart.
    • father: Edward Emmett
    • mother: Eleanor Godwin Kirwan
    • spouse: Diane Pearson
    • children: Kevin John Kirwan
    • Nathan Stuart Kirwan
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