Gainesville, Georgia , United States
|| October 28, 1946
|Died||May 28, 2014
Sep 15, 2020 05:54pm
|Info||Mr. Eston Wycliff "Wyc" Orr, Sr. |
Born: Tifton, Georgia, October 28, 1946
Auburn University, B.S., with high honor, 1968
University of Tennessee, J.D., first in class, 1970
Military Service: Capt., JAGC, U.S. Army, 1971-1974
Biography and Honors:
Georgia House of Representatives, 9th District,1989-1993
State Bar of Georgia Bench and Bar Committee Professionalism Award, 2003.
Named, Georgia "Legal Elite" Lawyer, Georgia Trend Magazine, 2005.
Member, Foundation of Freedom Commission, 2005;
Georgia Trial Lawyers Association (Vice President, 1999-2002
Public Service Record:
In 1989, he was elected as a member of the Georgia House of Representatives, where he held office until 1993. While a member of the House, he was an advocate for education, children's welfare and the environment.
Civic involvement has been a hallmark of Orr's career. He is a past Chairman of the Board of Directors for the Georgia Indigent Defense Council, past President and Chairman of the Board of the Hall County Unit of the American Cancer Society, and Co-Founder and President of the Lanier Educational Foundation. Orr was also past president of the Gainesville-Northeastern Circuit Bar Association.