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Grady Pittard and Leita Castellaw Cobb papers

Grady Pittard and Leita Castellaw Cobb papers

Descriptive Summary

Title: Grady Pittard and Leita Castellaw Cobb papers
Creator: Cobb, Leita Catellaw, 1936-2019
Creator: Pittard, Grady Candler, Judge, 1917-1985
Inclusive Dates: 1955-1960
Language(s): English
Extent: 0.1 Linear Feet
Collection Number: ms4350
Repository: Hargrett Library

Collection Description

Historical Note

Grady Candler Pittard, Jr. of Winterville, GA attended the University of Georgia earning his bachelor's degree in 1939 and his law degree in 1949. Pittard practiced law in Athens, GA, served as mayor of Winterville from 1950-1952, state representative for Clarke County from 1951-1952, and judge of Clarke County State Court from 1967 until his death in 1985.

Leita Catellaw Cobb was born in Commerce, GA on October 16, 1936. She was a Sunday School teacher and choir member at the Winterville United Methodist Church for 22 years, then served in the First Presbyterian Church of Athens since 1988. She retired from the University of Georgia School of Social Work after 25 years of service. She died on October 7, 2019 and was preceded in death by three husbands: Robert Cobb of Mount Vernon; Judge Grady Pittard, Jr. of Winterville; and Philip Pardue of Commerce.

Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

Grady Pittard and Leita Castellaw Cobb papers, ms4350, Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.

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Subject Terms

Athens (Ga.)
Athens (Ga.) -- Maps.
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

3Certificates, 1958-1965
1958 Commander, State of Georgia, Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) certificate; 1963 "Kentucky Colonel" appointment; and 1965 U.S. Supreme Court admitted to practice.
3Confederate States of America bond sheet facsimile
Includes an accompanying letter from Richard "Dick" Yarbrough of Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company dated 1973.
11Georgia postcards
2Manuscript map of Southeastern U.S.
2Oconee-Clarke County maps, 1976-05-27
State of Georgia Department of Transportation Right of Way Proposed Monroe to Athens Road.
1Photographs, 1955-1958
Veterans of Foreign Wars (VFW) national convention banquet, VFW national encampment, Dept. Commanders and Membership Chairmen banquet, and George Washington portrait unveiling.
1Portfolio of Athens subdivision maps