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Alexander Atkinson Lawrence, American judge. Member Judicial Conference United States, 1974-1979.; Member Board Bar Examiners Georgia, 1951-1958.; Member Georgia History Commission, 1951-1967. President Georgia History Society; Member American College Trial Lawyers, Georgia Bar Association (past president), Phi Beta Kappa.; Club: Oglethorpe (past president).

Background

Lawrence, Alexander Atkinson was born on December 28, 1906 in Savannah, Georgia, United States. Son of Alexander Atkinson and Isabel (Paine) Lawrence.

Education

Bachelor of Arts magna cum laude, U. Georgia, 1929.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1930. Practiced in Savannah, 1930-1968. Judge The United States of America District Court, Southern District Georgia, 1968-1978, senior judge, 1978-1979.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Author: James Moore Wayne, Southern Unionist, 1943. Storm Over Savannah, 1951. James Johnston, Georgia’s First Printer, 1956.

      A Present for Mr. Lincoln, 1961. Johnny Leber and the Confederate Major, 1962.

Membership

Member Judicial Conference United States, 1974-1979. Member Board Bar Examiners Georgia, 1951-1958. Member Georgia History Commission, 1951-1967.

President Georgia History Society. Member American College Trial Lawyers, Georgia Bar Association (past president), Phi Beta Kappa. Club: Oglethorpe (past president).

Connections

Married Margaret T. Adams, April. Children: Alexander Atkinson, Margaret (Mistress.

father:
Alexander Atkinson Lawrence

mother:
Isabel (Paine) Lawrence

spouse:
Margaret T. Adams

child:
Alexander Atkinson Lawrence

child:
Margaret (Mrs Lawrence