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  Flynt, John James
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NameJohn James Flynt
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Griffin, Georgia , United States
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Born November 08, 1914
Died June 24, 2007 (92 years)
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Infoborn in Griffin, Spalding County, Ga., November 8, 1914; attended the public schools and Georgia Military Academy (now the Woodward Academy); A.B., University of Georgia at Athens, 1936; served as second lieutenant in Sixth Cavalry, United States Army, in 1936 and 1937; attended Emory University Law School in 1937 and 1938, and graduated from George Washington University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1940; was admitted to the bar in 1938 and commenced the practice of law in Griffin, Ga.; again served in the United States Army from March 22, 1941, until discharged as a lieutenant colonel December 12, 1945; was awarded the Bronze Star Medal; colonel in the Army Reserve; assistant United States attorney for northern district of Georgia 1939-1941 and in 1945 and 1946; member of the State house of representatives in 1947 and 1948; solicitor general for Griffin Judicial Circuit from January 1, 1949, to November 2, 1954; president, Georgia Bar Association, 1953-1954; delegate, Georgia State Democratic conventions, 1946, 1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, and 1966; delegate, Democratic National Conventions, 1960 and 1968; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-third Congress, November 2, 1954, by special election to fill the vacancy caused by the death of A. Sidney Camp and at the same time was elected to the Eighty-fourth Congress; reelected to the eleven succeeding Congresses and served from November 2, 1954, to January 3, 1979; chairman, Committee on Standards of Official Conduct (Ninety-fourth and Ninety-fifth Congresses); was not a candidate for reelection in 1978 to the Ninety-sixth Congress; resumed the practice of law and farming operations; engaged in banking and real estate; is a resident of Griffin, Ga.



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Jun 24, 2007 09:00pm Obituary Former Ga. Rep. Jack Flynt dies at 92  Article RMF 

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  11/02/1976 GA District 6 Won 51.71% (+3.42%)
  08/10/1976 GA District 6 - D Primary Won 57.93% (+27.30%)
  11/05/1974 GA District 6 Won 51.45% (+2.91%)
  11/07/1972 GA District 06 Won 99.96% (+99.91%)
  08/08/1972 GA District 06 - D Primary Won 77.19% (+54.38%)
  11/03/1970 GA District 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1968 GA District 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1966 GA District 6 Won 67.91% (+35.82%)
  09/14/1966 GA District 6 - D Primary Won 78.97% (+57.93%)
  11/03/1964 GA District 6 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/09/1964 GA District 6 - D Primary Won 73.26% (+46.51%)
  11/06/1962 GA District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1960 GA District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1958 GA District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1956 GA District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1954 GA District 4 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/02/1954 GA District 4 - Special Election Won 99.95% (+99.92%)
  09/08/1954 GA District 4 - D Primary Won 49.08% (+18.49%)
ENDORSEMENTS
GA US President - D Primary - Mar 13, 1984 D Ernest F. "Fritz" Hollings