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Wiley Sanders Messick, American Retired lawyer ( law: pract. & administration, Retired)retired lawyer. Recipient Distinguished Svc. award Small Business Administration, 1970, Equal Employment Opportunity award, 1980, Legion Merit, United States Air Force, 1981. Member legal department Sonat, Birmingham, Alabama, 1954; Member Rotary.


Messick, Wiley Sanders was born on March 5, 1929 in Troy, Alabama, United States. Son of Verbia Travis and Mary (Carter) Messick.


Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1950. Bachelor of Laws, University Alabama, 1953. Master of Laws, Georgetown University, 1956.


Member legal department Sonat, Birmingham, Alabama, 1954. Assistant to congress George Andrews United States House of Representatives, Washington, 1955-1956. Counsel Small Business Committee United States Senate, 1956-1961.

Executive secretary, administrative assistant Senator John Sparkman, 1961-1967. Regional administrator Small Business Administration, Atlanta, 1967-1981, deputy regional administrator, 1981-1991, deputy district director, 1991-1993, acting regional administrator, 1993-1994. Retired, 1994

Chairman Atlanta Federal Executive Board, 1987.


Because of their sinful state, all human beings stand in need of salvation, and God's gracious provision for this consists in the life and work of Jesus Christ.


Baptists should be faithful ambassadors of reconciliation in their personal relationships and local communities as they demonstrate the power of the Gospel to reconcile all persons in Christ.


God created humans to be able to innovate and evaluate new forms of living that will encourage development of the fullest potential in individuals.


Past chairman trustees Kings Bridge Retirement Home, Atlanta. Presbyterian elder; 1st lieutenant United States Air Force, 1950-1952, colonel United States Air Force Reserve, 1952-1981, retired, called to Small Business Administration active duty Florida Hurricanes, 2004, Alabama, 2005, Florida, 2006, Ohio floods, 2006. Member of Rotary.


Married Betty Dotson, June 18, 1955. Children: Mary Tallant, Sandy McClanahan, Carter Messick.