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Lawyer

John Jordan Gilbert, American lawyer. Bar: Brunswick-Glynn County 1929. Recipient Alfred W. Jones award, Brunswick Chamber of Commerce, 1981.

Background

Gilbert, John Jordan was born on November 19, 1907 in Americus, Georgia, United States. Son of Osceola Pinckney and Talulah Zuleme (Jordan) Gilbert.

Education

Bachelor of Laws, Mercer University, 2029.

Career

With Gilbert, Whittle, Harrell, Scarlett, & Skelton, and predecessor firms, Brunswick, Georgia, since 1929. Director Sea Island Company (Georgia), Brunswick Pulp and Paper Company, 1955—1978, American National Bank Brunswick, 1955—1978, chairman board, 1972—1978. Republican Georgia House. of Representatives, 1942—1946.

Member Brunswick Port Authority, 1946—1951, chairman, 1948—1951. Member president's advisory council Medical College Georgia, since 1978.

Achievements

  • Bar: Brunswick-Glynn County 1929.

Membership

Trustee Brunswick College Foundation, 1968—1984. Member Glynn-Brunswick Memorial Hospital Authority, 1970—1982, chairman, 1979—1982. Fellow: American Bar Foundation.

Member: American Bar Association, Brunswick-Glynn County Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Rotary (president), Delta Theta Phi, Alpha Tau Omega.

Connections

Married Dorothy Adams Gilbert, April 21, 0932. Children: Emily, Randall.

father:
Osceola Pinckney Gilbert

mother:
Talulah Zuleme (Jordan) Gilbert

spouse:
Dorothy Adams Gilbert

child:
Emily Gilbert

child:
Randall Gilbert