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John James Flynt, Jr.

Born: Nov 8, 1914

Death: Jun 24, 2007

Birthplace: Griffin

Nationality: United States

John James Flynt, Jr.

Date of Birth : Nov 8, 1914
Date of Death : Jun 24, 2007
Birth Place : Griffin

John James Flynt, Jr. was a United States Representative from Georgia. Born in Griffin, Georgia, Flynt attended the public schools and Georgia Military Academy. He later attended the University of Georgia at Athens where he was a member of the Phi Kappa Literary Society and received an A.B. in 1936. He served in the United States Army from 1936 to 1937 and again from 1941 to 1945; he was also a member of the United States Army Reserve. Flynt attended the Emory University School of Law in 1937 and 1938 and graduated from George Washington University Law School in 1940. He was a lawyer in private practice and was assistant United States attorney for northern district of Georgia from 1939 to 1941 and again in 1945 and 1946. He was a member of the Georgia House of Representatives 1947–1948, and was solicitor general for Griffin Judicial Circuit from 1949 to 1954. In 1952–1954, he was president of the Georgia Bar Association. Flynt was a delegate to the Georgia State Democratic conventions in 1946, 1950, 1954, 1958, 1962, and 1966, and was a delegate to the Democratic National Conventions of 1960 and 1968.

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