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William Carlton Mobley (December 7, 1906 – October 4, 1981) was a noted jurist and politician from the American state of Georgia. He is one of the ten youngest people to ever be elected to the United States House of Representatives, at the age of 25.
Mobley in 1932
|Member of the U.S. House of Representatives|
from Georgia's 6th district
March 2, 1932 – March 3, 1933
|Preceded by||Samuel Rutherford|
|Succeeded by||Carl Vinson|
|Chief Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court|
1972 – 1974
|Associate Justice of the Georgia Supreme Court|
1954 – 1972
|Born||December 7, 1906|
Jones County, Georgia
|Died||October 4, 1981 (aged 74)|
|Resting place||Forsyth, Georgia|
|Alma mater||Mercer University|
|Branch/service||United States Navy|
|Years of service||1943 – 1946|
|Battles/wars||World War II|
Mobley was born near Hillsboro, Jones County, Georgia; attended the common schools; and graduated from Mercer University with a law degree in 1928. While at Mercer, he was a member of Sigma Pi Fraternity.
Mobley practiced law in Forsyth, Georgia before serving as secretary to Congressman Samuel Rutherford from 1929 to 1932. In 1932, Mobley was elected as a Democrat to the United States House of Representatives representing Georgia's 6th congressional district (Rutherford had died in office; Mobley was elected in a special election to replace him). Mobley did not seek reelection. Subsequently, Mobley served in Georgia's Executive Department from 1934 to 1937; as an Assistant Attorney General of Georgia from 1941 to 1943; as a Lieutenant Commander in the United States Navy from 1943 to 1946; and as a Justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia from 1954 to 1974, including a term as Chief Justice from 1972 to 1974. Following retirement from the Court, he resided in Atlanta, Georgia until his death. He is interred in Forsyth, Georgia.
- United States Congress. "Carlton Mobley (id: M000835)". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress.
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March 2, 1932 – March 4, 1933
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