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  Gibbs, Willis B.
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AffiliationDemocratic   
NameWillis B. Gibbs
Address
Jesup, Georgia , United States
EmailNone
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Born April 15, 1889
DiedApril 07, 1940 (50 years)
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Jan 05, 2015 02:21am
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Infoborn in Dupont, Clinch County, Ga., April 15, 1889; attended the public schools and Mercer University, Macon, Ga.; was graduated from the Atlanta (Ga.) Law School in 1911; admitted to the bar and commenced practice in Folkston, Ga., the same year; moved to Jesup, Ga., in 1912 and continued the practice of law; served as solicitor of the city court of Jesup 1913-1924, and solicitor general of the Brunswick judicial circuit 1925-1939; county attorney for Wayne County, Ga., 1922-1938; lieutenant colonel on staff of Gov. Clifford Walker in 1924 and 1925; served on the State Board of Control of Eleemosynary Institutions 1931-1937; elected as a Democrat to the Seventy-sixth Congress and served from January 3, 1939, until his death in Washington, D.C., on August 7, 1940; interment in Jesup Cemetery, Jesup, Ga.


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Importance? 7.00000 Average

FAMILY
Wife Florence R. Gibbs 00, 0000-Aug 07, 1940

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  11/08/1938 GA District 8 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  09/14/1938 GA District 8 - D Primary Won 70.92% (+55.55%)
  09/12/1934 GA District 8 - D Primary Lost 47.01% (-0.21%)
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