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James Elmer Bohannon
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Birth: Jan. 17, 1917
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
Death: Oct. 10, 1987
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

James E. Bohannon of Carrollton, a former state legislator, died of cancer Saturday at Emory University Hospital. He was 70.

Mr. Bohannon had been diagnosed with cancer in 1977, according to a family member.

The funeral was Monday at Tabernacle Baptist Church in Carrollton with burial at Carroll Memory Gardens.

Mr. Bohannon, a former county ordinary and a real estate broker, represented District 20 in the state House of Representatives from 1969 to 1975.

He was Carroll County ordinary, or probate judge, from 1957 to 1968.

James Elmer Bohannon was born Jan. 17, 1917, in Carroll County. He was the youngest of nine children of John D. Bohannon, a farmer, and Mrs. Carrie Hughs Bohannon.

He was a graduate of West Georgia College and a member of Tabernacle Baptist Church.

Surviving are his wife, Mrs. Lillian Thompson Bohannon; two sons, Jimmy C. Bohannon of Carrollton and David A. Bohannon of Lawrenceville; a daughter, Mrs. Jane Carter of Douglasville; a sister, Miss Maude Bohannon of Carrollton; and six grandchildren.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, The (GA) - Tuesday, October 13, 1987

BIO provided by: Find A Grave contributor Janie Light
Family links: 
  John D Bohannon (1873 - 1938)
  Carrie Eugenia Hughes Bohannon (1875 - 1952)
  Chloe Bohannon (1899 - 1921)*
  James Elmer Bohannon (1917 - 1987)
*Calculated relationship
Carroll Memory Gardens
Carroll County
Georgia, USA
Plot: Sec 1, Row 7
Maintained by: Don Sharp
Originally Created by: Sgt Ed Elstan
Record added: Sep 16, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 76614849
James Elmer Bohannon
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- Sgt Ed Elstan
 Added: Oct. 29, 2013

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