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George Poindexter Hewes, III, American lawyer. Bar: Mississippi 1954, United States District Court (southern and northern districts) Mississippi 1954, United States Court Appeals (5th circuit) 1954, Supreme Court of the United States Court 1970.

Background

III, George Poindexter Hewes, was born on October 25, 1928 in Jackson, Mississippi, United States. Son of George P. Junior and Gertrude (Turner) H.

Education

Bachelor of Business Administration, University Mississippi, 1950. Juris Doctor, University Mississippi, 1954.

Career

Enlisted, United States Marine Corps., 1950;advanced through grades lieutenant colonel, United States Marine Corps. retired, United States Marine Corps., 1975;senior partner, Brunini, Grantham, Grower & Hewes, Jackson, since 1955. Board directors Trustmark National Bank, Jackson.

Membership

Chairman United Way Campaign, 1985. Chairman, Board Of Directors Magnolia Speech Sch.Deaf, 1986-1987. Chancellor Episcopalian Diocese Mississippi, since 1984.

Fellow American College Trial Lawyers (regent 1984-1988). Member American Bar Association, Mississippi State Bar Association (president young lawyers section 1963-1964), Hinds County Bar Association, National Conference Commissioners Uniform State Laws, Jackson Symphony Orchestra Association (past president), Metropolitan Young Men’s Christian Association (past president), Jackson Junior Chamber of Commerce (Young Man Year local and state 1962), Jackson Country Club, One Hundred ClubJackson (secretary since 1984, past president).

Connections

Married Helen Elizabeth Morrison, November 19, 1954 (deceased July 1997). Children: George P. IV, Laura L. Hewes Bell, Robert Russelll married Joan Dean, December 27, 1998.