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Edward Bates Block, American lawyer. Member Georgia Student Loan Commission, 1964-1970; Member Georgia Genealogical Society (president 1965-1966), Atlanta History Association, Atlanta Art Association, Georgia, Atlanta (secretary 1943-1949) bar associations, Atlanta Lawyers.

Background

Block, Edward Bates was born on August 16, 1918 in Atlanta. Son of E. Bates and Julia (Porter) Block.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Emory University, 1940, Bachelor of Laws, University Georgia, 1942.

Career

Foster children– Julia, Baxter, Douglas Jones. Admitted to Georgia bar, 1942. Partner firm Hansell & Post, Atlanta.

Secretary, director Southern Syndicate, Inc., 1962-1973, Georgia Capital Corporation, Peachtree Center, Inc. President, director Valley Development Corporation, 1954-1971, Investments Unlimited, Inc., 1975-1976.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor: Atlanta Lawyer, 1956-1962, Georgia Bar News, 1963-1964, Foundation Forum, 1985. Contributor articles to professional and genealogical journals.

Membership

Member Georgia Student Loan Commission, 1964-1970. Member Georgia Genealogical Society (president 1965-1966), Atlanta History Association, Atlanta Art Association, Georgia, Atlanta (secretary 1943-1949) bar associations, Atlanta Lawyers. Clubs: University Yacht (life.

Connections

Married Margaret Ann Davison, December 18, 1956.

father:
E. Bates Block

mother:
Julia (Porter) Block

spouse:
Margaret Ann Davison