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Lawyer

Claud Reid Caldwell, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1932, Georgia (United States Supreme Court) 1943, Georgia Court Appeals 1949, United States District Court 1934, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1953, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States Supreme Court 1968. Recipient Distinguished Pistol Marksman award, United States Army, 1965.

Background

Caldwell, Claud Reid was born on August 18, 1909 in a, Georgia, United States. Son of John Mars and Ethel (Bennett) Caldwell.

Education

Student, Academy Richmond County, 1922—1926.

Career

Private practice, Augusta, 1934—1995. Retired, 1995

Judge Municipal Court, City of Augusta, 1948—1949. President Richmond County Indiana Party, 1950—1951.

Board directors Augusta chapter American Red Cross, Young Men’s Christian Association. Chairman Augusta council Boy Scouts American, 1949—1950. With United States Army, 1941-1945, European Theatre of Operations, colonel United States Army Reserve, (retired).

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1932, Georgia (United States Supreme Court) 1943, Georgia Court Appeals 1949, United States District Court 1934, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1953, United States Court Appeals (11th circuit) 1981, United States Supreme Court 1968.

Membership

Member of American Bar Association, Association United States Army, Sons Confederacy, American Legion, Reserve Officers Association (Augusta chapter), Heroes '96 (General Oglethorpe chapter), National Sojourners, Military Order World Wars, Augusta-Richmond County History Museum, Georgia Sport Shooting Association (director, past president), Augusta Bar Associations, Georgia State Bar. Association, Augusta Country Club, Masons Club.

Connections

Married Josephine F. Clarke, June 30, 1940. Children: Claud R., Kathryn C., James W.

father:
John Mars Caldwell

mother:
Ethel (Bennett) Caldwell

spouse:
Josephine F. Clarke

child:
Claud R. Caldwell

child:
Kathryn C. Caldwell

child:
James W. Caldwell