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 James Arthur “Jim” Williams

James Arthur “Jim” Williams

Birth
Gordon, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA
Death 14 Jan 1990 (aged 59)
Savannah, Chatham County, Georgia, USA
Burial Gordon, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA
Plot Next to mother, Blanche Brooks Williams
Memorial ID 8765 · View Source
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Folk Figure. Savannah, Georgia, antique dealer, restorer of historic homes and gracious Southern gentleman brought to fame by multiple murder trials under Judge George Oliver, relating to the shooting death of Danny Hansford. Mr. Williams was cleared of charges and died of pneumonia and heart failure in the kitchen of his Savannah home, 'Mercer House' shortly thereafter. Author John Berendt penned a NY Times Bestseller "Midnight in the Garden of Good and Evil" based upon life in Savannah just prior to the murder of Hansford thru the trials and up to the time of Williams' death.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Added: 8 Mar 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8765
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for James Arthur “Jim” Williams (11 Dec 1930–14 Jan 1990), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8765, citing Ramah Baptist Church Cemetery, Gordon, Wilkinson County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .