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State superior court judge

Luther Alverson, American state superior court judge. Bar: Georgia 1940. Named Outstanding Trial Judge, American Trial Lawyers Association, 1974.

Background

Alverson, Luther was born on August 13, 1907 in Atlanta. Son of James Carroll and Minnie (Fleming) Alverson.

Education

Student, Emory University, 1929. Student, Atlanta Law School, 1941.

Career

Associate Hooper, Hooper & Miller, Atlanta, 1940-1943. Partner Woodruff, Alverson & O'Neil, 1943-1948. Member legislation office Georgia House of Representatives, 1947-1952.

Criminal court judge Fulton County, 1952-1956, superior court judge, from 1956.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1940.

Religion

The Bible is the ultimate source of practical and proven methods for joy and life.

Politics

Christians should engage the culture through discipleship within the churches and through participation in the democratic public policy and political process in order to help fulfill the kingdom mandate taught in the Bible and expressed in the Baptist Faith to bring industry, government, and society as a whole under the sway of the principles of righteousness, truth, and brotherly love.

Views

The strongest feature of Baptism is that ordinary people play a major role in the running of the Church.

Membership

Chairman Joint Information Service Psychiatric and Mental Health, 1970-1976. Served as 1st lieutenant United States Army, 1943-1945. Fellow International Academy Trial Judges (secretary, treasurer 1977, pres.1979).

Member Council Superior Court Judges (president 1968), American Bar Association, Georgia Bar Association, Atlanta Bar Association, National Association Mental Health (president, chairman board 1957-1959, regular vice president), Georgia Association for Mental Health (president). Clubs: Atlanta Lawyers. Lodges: Masons.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Golf.

Connections

Married Ruth Long, March 21, 1942. Children: Elizabeth Jacksonia, Patricia Ruth.

father:
James Carroll Alverson

mother:
Minnie (Fleming) Alverson

spouse:
Ruth Long

child:
Elizabeth Jacksonia Alverson

child:
Patricia Ruth Alverson