John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series X: PhotographsJohn James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series X: Photographs

John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series X: Photographs

Descriptive Summary

Title: John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series X: Photographs
Creator: Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
Dates: 1950s-1960s
Extent: 1.0 box
Collection Number: RBRL/130/JJF
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series X: Photographs includes images of Flynt at various events and documents the flooding in West Point, Georgia in the late 1950s.

Collection Description

Biographical Note

John James Flynt, Jr. was born in Griffin, Georgia on 8 November 1914. Flynt graduated from the University of Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts in 1936. He later attended Emory University Law School and graduated from Georgia Washington University Law School in Washington, D.C. with an LL.B. and J.D. in 1940. He held various state positions including assistant United States attorney of the northern district of Georgia; member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1947 to 1948; solicitor general of Griffin Judicial Circuit from 1949 to 1954; president of the Solicitors General Association of Georgia from 1950 to 1951; president of the Georgia Bar Association from 1954 to 1955. As a Georgia Democrat, Flynt served in the U.S. House of Representatives from 1953 to 1978, where he chaired the House Ethics Committee. He also served on the Appropriations Committee and was a ranking member of the Committee on Interstate and Foreign Commerce. After serving in Congress, Flynt resumed practicing law and farming in addition to engaging in banking and real estate.

Flynt married Patricia Bradley of Dalton, Georgia in 1942 with whom he had three children, Susan, James, and Crisp. John James Flynt, Jr. died of cancer on June 24, 2007, in Griffin, Georgia.

Scope and Content

John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series X: Photographs includes images of Flynt at various events and documents the flooding in West Point, Georgia in the late 1950s.

Organization and Arrangement

None.


Administrative Information and Restrictions

Access Restrictions

None.

Preferred Citation

John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies, University of Georgia Libraries, Athens, Georgia, 30602-1641.

User Restrictions

Library acts as "fair use" reproduction agent.

Copyright Information

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared by Russell staff, 2010.


Related Materials

Access Points

Georgia--Politics and government--1951-
Legislators--United States.
Photographs.

Related Collections in this Repository

Robert G. Stephens Papers


Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 

X. Photographs

Extent: 1.0 box
Box
1Photo files 01-05
Box
OS1Survey of Flint River, GA from U.S. Army Engineer District, Mobile, undated