John James Flynt Edit Profile
Bachelor of Arts Georgia, 1936. Postgraduate, Emory University, 1938. Bachelor of Laws, George Washington University, 1940.
Graduate, National War College. Graduate, Command and General Staff School. Graduate, Air Corps Advanced Flying School, Brooks Field, Texas.
Assistant United States attorney (northern district) Georgia United States Department Justice, 1939-1941, 45-46. Member Georgia House of Representatives, 1947-1948. Solicitor general Griffin Judicial Circuit, 1949-1954.
Member United States Congress from 4th Georgia District, 1954—1979, chairman committee on standards of official conduct, 1975-1979, member committee on interstate & foreign commerce, 1954-1951, subcommittee on transportation and communications and investigation, committee on Appropriations, 1961-1979. Partner Smalley Cogburn & Flynt (Professional Corporation), Griffin, 1979-1988, Flynt & Flynt, Griffin, 1988—2007. Chairman board visitors United States Air Force Academy.
Delegate International Geophysical Year (Antartica), 1957. United States representative at ceremonies dedicating St. Lawrence Seaway. Chairman board directors Bank of Spalding County.
The state should not use its authority to promote particular religious beliefs, nor should it require prayer or worship in the public schools. However, the state should leave students free to practice their own religious convictions.
Chairman board trustees N. Georgia Methodist Children's Home. Trustee La Grange College, Georgia, Woodward Academy Served in the United States Army, 1936-1937, 41-45, European Theatre of Operations. Colonel Retired; Fellow Georgia Bar Foundation (charter).
Member American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association (president 1954-1955), American Legion, Veterans of Foreign Wars, Phi Delta Phi, Sigma Alpha Epsilon. Lodges: Masons; Kiwanis.
Married Patricia Irby Bradley, February 7, 1942. Children: Susan, John James III, Crisp.