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Carl Irwin Gable

lawyer , private investor , business consultant

Carl Irwin Gable, American writer, investor, retired lawyer. Achievements include invention of interlocking modular carpet.


Gable, Carl Irwin was born on August 7, 1939 in Charleston, South Carolina, United States. Son of Carl Irwin and Charlotte Belle (Kersey) Gable.


Bachelor, Harvard University, 1961. Juris Doctor, Harvard, 1964.


Associate, Kilpatrick & Cody, Atlanta, 1964-1970;partner, Kilpatrick & Cody, Atlanta, 1970-1984;president, Interface Inc., Atlanta, 1984-1985;vice chairman, Intermet Corporation, Atlanta, 1985-1990;also board directors, Intermet Corporation, Atlantapartner, Booth, Owens & Jospin, 1992-1996;of counsel, Troutman Sanders Limited liability partnership, Atlanta, 1996-1998. President Boglewood Corporation, Kiev, Ukraine, since 1993. Board directors Interface, Inc., since 1984.


  • Achievements include invention of interlocking modular carpet.


Board of directors Atlanta Council International Visitors, Inc., 1987-1993, Atlanta Opera, Inc., since 1980, Michael Carlos Museum of Emory University, since 1994. Board directors Spoleto Festival United States of America, Inc., since 1993, treasurer, 1993-1995. Founder, chairman Atlanta Opera Endowment, Inc., since 1986.

Fellow American College Investment Counsel. Member American Bar Association., Atlanta Bar Association, International Bar Association, Capital City Club, Atlanta Lawyers Club.


  • Other Interests

    Italian studies.


Married Sarah Alice Bogle, June 6, 1964. Children: Ashley Grinnell, Carl Irwin III, James Kersey.

Carl Irwin Gable

Charlotte Belle (Kersey) Gable

Sarah Alice Bogle

Ashley Grinnell Gable

Carl Irwin III Gable

James Kersey Gable