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Griffin Bell
Birth: Oct. 31, 1918
Americus
Sumter County
Georgia, USA
Death: Jan. 5, 2009
Atlanta
DeKalb County
Georgia, USA

Presidential Cabinet Secretary. He served as Attorney General of the United States in the administration of President Jimmy Carter from 1977 to 1979. After serving in the United States Army during World War II, he attended Mercer University Law School where he received a degree and was admitted to the Georgia bar in 1947. In 1961 he was appointed by President John F. Kennedy as Judge of the Fifth United States Circuit Court of Appeals, and served in that capacity for fourteen years. He authored the books "Taking Care of the Law" and "Footnotes to History: A Primer on the American Political Character". (bio by: C.S.) 

Cause of death: pancreatic cancer
 
Burial:
Oak Grove Cemetery
Americus
Sumter County
Georgia, USA
 
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Originally Created by: C.S.
Record added: Jan 05, 2009
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In Your Memory
- L Nystrom
 Added: Jul. 10, 2014
God bless. RIP.
- Beatrice Bennett
 Added: Jan. 7, 2014
Griffin Boyette Bell: Sir, you will be remembered as an American lawyer and former United States Attorney General. He served as the nation's 72nd Attorney General during the Jimmy Carteradministration. President John F. Kennedy appointed you who had been ...(Read more)
- MFPS
 Added: Jan. 5, 2014
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