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John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VI: County Files

John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VI: County Files

Descriptive Summary

Title: John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VI: County Files
Creator: Flynt, John James, 1914-2007
Inclusive Dates: 1954-1963
Language(s): English
Extent: 3 box(es)
Collection Number: RBRL130JJF_VI
Repository: Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Abstract: John James Flynt, Jr. Papers, Series VI: County Files consists of correspondence, published materials, and reports documenting projects in various counties.

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

Series VI: County Files consists of correspondence, published materials, and reports documenting projects in various counties.

Organization and Arrangement

This series is arranged alphabetically.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

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

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Finding Aid Publication

Finding aid prepared on: 2010.

Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1951-
Grants-in-aid -- Georgia.
Legislators -- United States.
Rural electrification.

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Robert G. Stephens Papers

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing


VI. County Files

3 box(es)
VI.11Out of District - visit to Savannah
VI.12Butts County Schools - list of graduating seniors, 1960
VI.13Carroll County Area Redevelopment - GA Tech manuals for Project, 1962-1963
VI.14Carroll County Schools - graduating seniors, 1959
VI.15Carroll County - low rent housing units for Bowdon; REA loan, Carrollton; fire truck, Mt. Zion; HEW funds for Villa Ricca Hospital, 1959-1962
VI.16Clayton County, HEW funds for health center; feed grain for company from USDA; branch office for Federal Savings; funds for Education, water pollution system, sewer system, 1959-1963
VI.17Clayton County watershed project - list of people at meeting for project which Flynt moderated; correspondence re: arrangements for Meeting, 1958
VI.18Clayton County Schools, HEW funds for education; graduating Seniors, 1959-1964
VI.19Coweta County, HEW funds for hospital; low rent housing for Senioa, 1958-1962
VI.110Coweta County Schools - graduating class
VI.111Fayette County, branch bank for Federal Savings in Fayetteville; development for Peachtree City and Fayetteville, 1959-1963
VI.112Heard County Schools - graduating seniors, 1959
VI.113Henry County Schools - HEW funds; graduating seniors, Henry County, county high school, 1959-1962
VI.114Henry County - low rent housing, McDonough; HEW funds for Schools, sewage treatment for Hampton, 1958-1963
VI.115Lamar County - sewage for Barnesville; REA loan, 1957-1959
VI.116Lamar County Schools - graduating seniors from GMC, 1959
VI.117Meriwether County - HHFA approval for Manchester; HEW Funds for sewage treatment, Manchester; Thank You for meeting in County; Woodbury Pimento Festival, 1958-1959
VI.118Manchester County Schools - graduating seniors, 1959-1960
VI.119Newton County - HEW funds for hospital, 1959
VI.120Newton County Covington Airport - attached newspaper re: county Deterioration, 1958
VI.121Newton County Schools - graduating seniors
VI.122Pike County Schools, graduating seniors, 1959-1960
VI.123Spalding County Schools - closing Mt. Zion and Fairview, 1959-1960
VI.124Spalding County Airport, Griffin - correspondence re: beacon; Funds for airport, 1958-1959
VI.125Spalding County - information requests, 1958-1959
VI.126Spalding County - graduating seniors; hospital addition and wage Rate, 1958-1960
VI.127Talbot County REA, loan for Utelwico; Flint EMC, 1958
VI.128Talbot County Schools - graduating seniors, 1959-1960
VI.21Troup County - graduating seniors; industry for Hogansville; Hospital grant; sewage grant, 1959-1963
VI.22Troup County - Schools - graduating seniors, 1959-1960
VI.23Upson County - general, 1962
VI.24Upson County - Schools - graduating seniors, 1960
VI.25Virginia trip - Thank Yous, 1958 April 11-13
VI.26Clayton County - Fairfax subdivision; Chamber of Commerce list of Members; HEW funds for schools, 1958
VI.27Clayton County - Forest Park Federal Aid; federal aid for highways, 1955
VI.28Clayton County Savings and Loan Assistance - shareholders meeting; Charter application, 1957
VI.29Clayton County Industries, 1957
VI.210Clayton County (ROTC) - Jr. ROTC program for schools, 1956-1957
VI.211Clayton County Schools - graduating seniors; HEW funds for Schools; congratulations to board of education members, 1954-1958
VI.212Coweta County - Newnan Chamber of Commerce members, 1957
VI.213Coweta County Agriculture Stabilization & Conservation; Adamson Affair and Farm Bureau, 1956
VI.214Coweta County REA - loan for Coweta-Fayette EMC, 1957
VI.215Coweta County Schools - graduating seniors (list from Western High); government pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.216Coweta County - City of Newnan Sewage disposal plant, 1958
VI.217Fayette County Schools - graduating seniors (list from Fayette County High), 1955-1957
VI.218Fayette County - Redwine lumber
VI.219County files - out-of-district - federal funds, Dougherty County air terminal; Thank Yous for various visits
VI.220Butts County, REA - funds for Central GA EMC, 1957
VI.221Butts County Schools - graduating seniors; pamphlets for schools, 1955-1957
VI.222Carroll County Personal - Little Tallapoosa Watershed Project; Disaster loan for Villa Rica; West GA Soil Conservation 5% fund; West GA College study case; military transfer - Powers, 1955-1958
VI.223Carroll County Schools - graduating seniors and Washington trip, 1955-1958
VI.224Carrollton Airport, Carroll County, ground breaking ceremonies, 1958
VI.225Tanner Memorial Hospital, Carrollton - possible funding, 1958
VI.226City of Bowdon Hospital Authority, 1957
VI.227Villa Rica Disaster - funds available, 1958
VI.228Information request about Mr. Flynt, 1958
VI.229Correspondence - Telephone directories, 1955-1958
VI.230Walt Mann - 1956 - Poison death in Spalding County jail, 1956
VI.231Correspondence relative to Osmose Wood president company application to USA Engineer's Specs, 1954
VI.232Griffin & Spalding County Chamber of Commerce - membership Certificates; resolution re: trade
VI.233Griffin-Spalding Company Hospital - HEW funds for improvements, 1958
VI.234Griffin National Guard Armory - new building, 1955
VI.235Spalding County - Griffin Water works, possible funds, 1956
VI.236Spalding County Schools, graduating senior; government Pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.237Talbot County Schools, graduating seniors; registered voters, 1955-1958
VI.238Meriwether County - Farm Project, rural development project NEWS; message of president of USA re: low-income farmers; Secretary of Agriculture statements before sub-committee; Conference on Rural Development Program, 1955-1956
VI.31Heard County - Franklin Natural Gas - hearings FPC and Transco, 1955-1956
VI.32Heard County Dam Project, study, 1955
VI.33Heard County Schools - graduating seniors, 1957
VI.34Henry County Schools, graduating seniors; federal assistance for Schools; government pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.35Lamar County Gordon Military College - board of governors list with Finance committee report; building funds inquiry, 1955
VI.36Lamar County Schools - graduating seniors; government Pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.37Lamar County REA - power for unmanned gap facility, 1957
VI.38Meriwether County - no funds for county agriculture building; Thank You's for Manchester visit and for county dairy meeting; HEW funds For hospital, 1955-1958
VI.39Manchester-Meriwether County HHFA funds for public housing; Urban renewal loan; ACL rail office for Manchester possible, 1956-1958
VI.310Troup County LaGrange Communications Station - possible AF Use of airport; communications station reinstated, 1955-1956
VI.311Troup County Schools - graduating seniors (list from Center High); government pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.312Upson County Schools, graduating seniors; teacher list; Thomaston Public Schools; government pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.313Upson County REA loan, 1958
VI.314Meriwether County - Warm Springs - HEW loan for Warm Springs Foundation, 1956
VI.315Meriwether County Schools - graduating seniors (list from Meriwether High School), 1955-1958
VI.316Newton County REA - loan for Snapping Shoals EMC, 1958
VI.317Newton County Schools - graduating seniors; government Pamphlets, 1955-1958
VI.318Pike County Schools - graduating seniors and trips to Washington, 1958