Friday, 25 January 2019

Jack Thomas Brinkley, American politician, Died at 88

Jack Thomas Brinkley was born on December 22, 1930, in Faceville, Georgia  and died on January 23, 2019.

He was an American politician, educator and lawyer.

Following his graduating from Young Harris College in 1949, Brinkley became a school teacher for several years before serving as a pilot in the United States Air Force from 1951-1956.

After his military administration, Brinkley entered the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, graduated with a Juris Doctor qualification in 1959, and turned into a rehearsing legal counselor in Columbus, Georgia.

His political vocation comprised of one term in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1965– 1966 and eight back to back terms in the U.S. Place of Representatives starting in 1967 and finishing in 1983 when he decided not to keep running for re-appointment.

Brinkley was a segregationist who casted a ballot against the Civil Rights Act of 1968.

Brinkley additionally casted a ballot against expanding the Federal Voting Rights Act of 1965.

Following his retirement, he moved to Columbus, Georgia.

Jack Thomas Brinkley passed away at 88 years old.

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