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Lawyer

Asa Warren Candler, American lawyer. Decorated Legion of Merit. Served to colonel United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945; Member American, Georgia (Board of Governors), Atlanta (past president) bar associations, American Legion.

Background

Candler, Asa Warren was born on August 30, 1914 in Atlanta. Son of Asa W. and Hattie Lee (West) Candler.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Univercity Georgia, 1936. Bachelor of Laws, Emory University, 1938.

Career

Admitted to Georgia bar, 1938, since practiced in Atlanta. Member firm Candler, Cox, Andrews & Hansen and predecessors, 1946-1976. Special agent Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1939-1940.

Special assistant attorney general, Georgia, 1940. Secretary Pershing Point Pharmacy, Inc., Paragon Service Company Inc., Reeder & McGaughey, Inc., Marler Oil Corporation. Director Palmer, Inc.

Membership

Served to colonel United States Army Air Force, 1941-1945. Member American, Georgia (Board of Governors), Atlanta (past president) bar associations, American Legion. Clubs: Touchdown (past president), Peachtree Racket (past president), Atlanta Athletic (board directors), Lawyers of Atlanta (past president) (Atlanta).

Connections

Married Elaine M. Davidson, October 21, 1939. Children: Gail Mary, Asa Warren III, David McDowell.

father:
Asa W. Candler

mother:
Hattie Lee (West) Candler

spouse:
Elaine M. Davidson

children:
Gail Mary Candler

Asa Warren III Candler

David McDowell Candler