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John James Flynt, Edit Profile

also known as Jack Flynt

Congressman , Lawyer

John James Flynt, was American congressman, lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1938. Decorated Bronze Star medal.


Flynt,, John James was born on November 8, 1914 in Griffin, Georgia, United States. Son of John James and Susan Winn (Banks) Flynt.


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.


  • Bar: Georgia 1938.


It is the person’s choice to be saved and one can fall from grace by not following God therefore losing salvation.


Every human being regardless of its race, gender or sexual orientation should have all human and civil rights.


Every member of a Christian Church should be delicate to other people and use appropriate language while communicating with others.


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.

John James Flynt,

Susan Winn (Banks) Flynt,

Patricia Irby Bradley

Susan Flynt,

John James III Flynt,

Crisp Flynt,