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J. Gordon Shanklin Edit Profile

Government official , Lawyer

J. Gordon Shanklin, American Lawyer, former government official. Bar: Tennessee bar 1934, Texas bar 1975. Recipient numerous professional awards and citations from civil and police organizations.

Background

Shanklin, J. Gordon was born on December 10, 1909 in Elkton, Kentucky, United States. Son of William S. and Eva J. (Jones) Shanklin.

Education

Bachelor of Arts, Vanderbilt University, 1932; Bachelor of Laws, Vanderbilt University, 1934.

Career

With, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Washington, 1943-1975; special agent in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation, Mobile, Alabama, 1952-1955; special agent in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Pittsburgh office), 1955-1956; inspector headquarters, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Pittsburgh office), Washington, 1956-1958; special agent in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (El Paso. (Texas) office), 1958-1959; special agent in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Honolulu office), 1959-1963; special agent in charge, Federal Bureau of Investigation (Honolulu office), Dallas, 1963-1975; partner firm, Johnson, Guthrie, Nash & Shanklin, Dallas, 1975-1978; partner firm, Johnson, Shanklin, Billings & Porter, Dallas, 1978-1984; private practice, 1984-1988. Instructor various police academics.

Achievements

  • Bar: Tennessee bar 1934, Texas bar 1975.

Politics

Christian men and women should pursue positions of public leadership and service within the government at the local, state, and federal levels.

Views

It is human responsibility to innovate, sponsor, and evaluate new forms of community living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.

Connections

Married Emily Shacklett, July 15, 1933. Children— Elizabeth Eve, William Samuel.

father:
William S. Shanklin

mother:
Eva J. (Jones) Shanklin

spouse:
Emily Shacklett

child:
Elizabeth Eve Shanklin

child:
William Samuel Shanklin