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George Legare Comer Edit Profile

Lawyer

George Legare Comer, American lawyer.

Background

Comer, George Legare was born on January 1, 1847 in Old Spring Hill, Barbour Company, Alabama, United States. Son of John Fletcher and Catherine Lucinda (Drewry) Comer.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, University of Alabama, 1865. Bachelor of Arts, University of Georgia, 1867. Bachelor of Laws, Law School Transylvania U. (now University of Kentucky), 1869.

Honorary degree Doctor of Laws, University of Alabama, 1927. Also Howrad College, Birmingham, Alabama, 1929.

Career

Counsel Central of Georgia Railway Company Lieutenant colonel Alabama National Guard (2d Alabama Regiment), 1887-1890. Mayor of Eufaula, 1882-1894, inclusive. President Alabama Bankers Association, 1916-1917.

President Alabama Baptist Association, 1917-1918.

Connections

Married Laura Vinginia Thornton, of Eufaula, Alabama, June 23, 1870 (deceased). Children: William T., Mistress.

father:
John Fletcher Comer

mother:
Catherine Lucinda (Drewry) Comer

spouse:
Laura Vinginia Thornton

children:
William T. Comer

Mrs Comer