Jack Thomas Brinkley

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Jack Thomas Brinkley
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 3rd district
In office
January 3, 1967 – January 3, 1983
Preceded byHoward H. Callaway
Succeeded byRichard Ray
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
In office
1965–1966
Personal details
Born(1930-12-22)December 22, 1930
Faceville, Georgia, U.S.
DiedJanuary 23, 2019(2019-01-23) (aged 88)
Columbus, Georgia, U.S.
Political partyDemocratic
Alma materUniversity of Georgia
Military service
Allegiance United States
Branch/serviceUnited States Air Force

Jack Thomas Brinkley (December 22, 1930 – January 23, 2019) was an American politician, educator and lawyer.

Brinkley's political career began as a one term in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1965–1966 and eight consecutive terms in the U.S. House of Representatives beginning in 1967 and ending in 1983 when he chose not to run for re-election.

Brinkley died on January 23, 2019 in Columbus, Georgia from a heart attack at the age of 88.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Former U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley dies at age 88, Muscogee County coroner says". ledger-enquirer. Retrieved 2019-01-23.

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