Robert H. Jordan
Early life, education, and careerEdit
Born in Talbot County, Georgia, Jordan attended the public schools, and received a J.D. from the University of Georgia School of Law in 1941. He served in the United States Army during World War II, from 1941 to 1946, achieving the rank of major. He practiced law beginning in 1946 in the Talbotton, Georgia. In 1953, he was elected to Georgia State Senate, serving again as President Pro-Tem in 1959. He briefly served on the Georgia State Highway Board in 1960, but later that year Governor Ernest Vandiver appointed Jordan to the Georgia Court of Appeals, where he served until 1972.
Service on the Supreme Court of GeorgiaEdit
Jordan also wrote a history of his home county, There Was a Land, a history of Talbot County, Georgia.
- "Robert Henry Jordan". Digital Commons @ Georgia Law. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
- "Court of Appeals of Georgia: ,". www.gaappeals.us. Retrieved 18 October 2018.
- Sally Russell, A Heart for Any Fate: The Biography of Richard Brevard Russell, Sr (2004), p. 276.
- Press Release: Governor Perdue Signs Forty-Eight Bills Into Law (June 2, 2003).
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