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Lawyer

Thomas Coke Penland, American lawyer. Bar: Georgia 1947. Decorated Purple Heart. Member Kiwanis Club, American Legion Post 31 (commander 1948-1955, department judge advocate 1961-1963).

Background

Penland, Thomas Coke was born on August 22, 1919 in Blainsville, Georgia, United States.

Education

Bachelor of Scientific Agriculture, University Georgia, 1943. Bachelor of Laws, University Georgia, 1948.

Career

Private practice, Thomasville, Georgia, 1948-1955. Secretary, treasurer State Board Workmen's Compensation, Atlanta, 1955-1959. Private practice Decatur, Georgia, 1959-1965.

Partner Cobb, Cobb & Penland, 1965-1990, retired, 1990.

Achievements

  • Bar: Georgia 1947.

Religion

Salvation requires work. It can only be accomplished through effort, and this is what the Gospel is all about.

Politics

People sometimes argue that involvement in political life involves getting our hands dirty, so is something Christians should avoid. But God is present in everything, including political institutions.

Views

Male and female have common humanity, having equal worth in the eyes of God. The erroneous notion that one gender is superior to another should be rejected.

Membership

Member Kiwanis Club, American Legion Post 31 (commander 1948-1955, department judge advocate 1961-1963).

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Hunting, fishing, sports.

Connections

Son of thomas Gordon and Annie Mae (Hughes) P. Married Evelyn Adams, April 11, 1943 (deceased 1988). Children: Penelope, Deanna.

Married Sarah Mae, June 9, 1990.

spouse:
Evelyn Adams

spouse:
Sarah Mae

child:
Penelope Penland

child:
Deanna Penland