Griffin Bell

Griffin Bell

Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Death 5 Jan 2009 (aged 90)
Atlanta, DeKalb County, Georgia, USA
Burial Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 32645549 · View Source
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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".

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  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Griffin Bell (31 Oct 1918–5 Jan 2009), Find a Grave Memorial no. 32645549, citing Oak Grove Cemetery, Americus, Sumter County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .