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Lawyer

Allen Post, American Lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1930.

Background

Post, Allen was born on December 3, 1906 in Newnan, Georgia, United States. Son of William Glenn and Rosa Kate (Muse) Post.

Education

Bachelor of Arts summa cum laude, U. Georgia, 1927; Bachelor of Arts 1st honors, University of Oxford Rhodes scholar, 1929; Bachelor of Civil Law 2d honors, 1930; Master of Arts, 1933.

Career

Special attorney general, Georgia, 1933, 1935; assistant attorney general assigned, Georgia Public Service Commission, 1934; partner, Moise, Post & Gardner, Atlanta, 1942-1961; partner, Moise, Post & Gardner (specializing in business and corporation law) partner, Hansell, Post, Brandon & Dorsey, 1962-1983; partner, Hansell & Post. Director, Executive Committee Atlanta Gas Light Company. Director American Cast Iron Pipe Company, Atlantic American Corporation, Thomaston Mills, other corporations.

Honorary director 1st National.Bank Atlanta, 1st Atlanta Corporation. Lecturer, writer on legal subjects.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1930.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

Views

Libelous language with regard to nationality, ethnic background, sexuality or gender does not assess the value of individual and contradicts the gospel of Jesus Christ.

Membership

President Atlanta Estate Planning Council, 1960. Trustee Ragan and King Charitable Foundation, W. N. Banks Foundation, The Howell Fund. Member State Democratic Executive Committee, member committee to rewrite election laws and revise primary rules of Georgia, 1956, Democratic presidential elector.

Member Governor's Staff. Member State Committee to Revise Income Tax Laws of Georgia, 1956, Georgia Income Tax Study Commission. Chairman Northside Hospital Served as lieutenant Commander United States Naval Reserve, World World War World War II.

Member Atlanta Bar Association (executive committee, president 1956), American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, American College Probate Counsel, American College Trial Lawyers, American Judicature Society, Atlanta Claims Association, S.A.R., Navy League, Reserve Officers Naval Services (1st president Atlanta chapter), Military Order World Wars, American Legion (Commander), American Association Rhodes Scholars, Sphinx, Gridiron, Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, Phi Delta Phi, Kappa Alpha. Clubs: Capital City (Atlanta), Piedmont Driving (Atlanta), Lawyers (Atlanta). Old War Horse Lawyers (president 1962), Commerce, Rotary.

Connections

Married Mary Chastaine Cook, December 27, 1934. 1 son, Allen W.

father:
William Glenn Post

mother:
Rosa Kate (Muse) Post

spouse:
Mary Chastaine Cook