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Chronological List of Members of the Fulton County Board of Commissioners | Print |
Commissioners Life Professions Terms Years Served
1 Samuel B. Hoyt 1828-1894 Lawyer & Banker 1880-1882 2
2 John R. Gramling 1842-1890 Wholesale shoe Merchant 1880-1884 4
3 Clark Howell 1811-1882 Farmer &proprietor of Howell Mill on Peachtree Creek, Judge of Fulton County Inferior Court 1854-1856 & 1861-1865 1880-1881 1
4 Calvin W. Hunnicutt 1827-1915 Off Hunnicutt and Bellingrath, Stoves, gas and plumbing fixtures, etc. 1880-1894 15
5 Green T. Dodd 1834-1905 Wholesale Grocer 1880-1884 4
6 George W. Adair 1823-1899 Real Estate Dealer, Founder of Adair Realty Co. 1865 1882-1884
&
1888-1889
5
7 Richard Peters 1810-1889 Civil Engineer, Flour Mill Operator, Farmer, Founder with George W. Adair of Atlanta St. Railway Co. and of the Peters Land Co. 1882- 1
8 Anthony Murphy 1829-1909 Railroad master mechanic, Lumber Dealer, and father of Atlanta’s Water works. 1883-1886 4
9 Lemuel P. Grant 1817-1893 Civil Engineer, President of Atlanta & West Pt. R.R. and donor of Grant Park to Atlanta 1884-1886 3
10 Walker P. Inman 1828-1907 Cotton Merchant and Banker 1884-1886 3
11 William A. Moore 1819-1891 Moore, Marsh & Company Wholesale Dry Goods 1885-1887 3
12 James D. Collins 1846-1904 Clerk, Fulton County Superior Court and Banker 1886-1893 7
13 Henry L. Wilson 1836-1917 Physician, Manager Georgia State Lottery and Real Estate Dealer 1886-1892 6
14 Marion C. Kiser 1830-1893 Wholesale Dry Goods, Notions, Boots and Shoes 1887-1890 4
15 William J. Garret 1825-1896 Wholesale Grocer and Commission Merchant 1889-1892 4
16 John W. Nelms 1838-1911 Principal Keeper State Penitentiary, US Marshall, Northern District of Georgia, Sheriff of Fulton County 1890-1894 5
17 Charles A. Collier 1848-1900 Lawyer, Banker and President of Cotton States & International Exposition of 1895. Mayor of Atlanta, 1897-98 1892-1896 5
18 Joseph Thompson, Jr. 1843-1921 Distiller, Wholesale Liquor Dealer and Hotel Proprietor 1893-1896 4
19 Jack J. Spalding 1856-1938 Lawyer 1895-1898 4
20 Walter R. Brown 1851-1931 Lawyer 1895-1903 9
21 Forrest Adair 1865-1936 Real Estate Dealer 1895-1903 9
22 Howard E. W. Palmer 1854-1921 Lawyer, General Attorney for Southern Bell Telephone Co. 1897-1912 16
23 Egbert B. Rosser 1839-1912 Cotton Factor and Banker 1897-1908 11
24 Clifford L. Anderson 1862-1933 Lawyer 1900-1915 16
25 John B. Goodwin 1850-1921 Lawyer, Atlanta City Attorney, & Mayor, 1883-84 and 1893-94 1904-1905 2
26 Hubert L. Culberson 1860-1924 Lawyer and Treasurer, Fulton County, 1906-1924 1906-1907 2
27 Tull C. Waters 1869-1951 Lawyer and Locomotive Engineer, Southern Railway Systems 1906-1915 10
28 28.  Roberts F. Maddox 1870-1965 Banker and Mayor of Atlanta, 1909-1910 1908 1
29 29.  Samuel B. Turman 1866-1922 Real Estate and Loans 1909-1916 8
30 Shelby Smith 1871-1943 Real Estate Dealer, Road Machinery Dealer and Building and Road Contractor 1911-1915 5
31 W. Tom Winn 1875-1930 General Insurance Agent 1913-1916 4
32 Thomas. J. Hightower, Jr. 1860-1935 Box and Tank Manufacturing 1916-1918 3
33 Dr. W. L. Gilbert 1866-1947 Physician, Health Officer, 1929-1934 Fulton County 1916-1922,  1929-1934 13
34 J. Oscar Mills 1870-1946 Real Estate Salesman, President of Southeastern Fair Association, 1922-1924 1916-1922 7
35 Charles G. Turner 1871-1927 Live Stock Dealer 1917-1924 9
36 William M. Poole 1870-1936 Retail Grocer and Druggist 1917-1920 4
37 Paul S. Etheridge 1874-1949 Lawyer, Judge Fulton County Superior Court 1919-1934 16
38 George M. Hope 1857-1929 State Agent, National Life Insurance Company 1921-1929 9
39 Virlyn B. Moore 1881-1975 Lawyer, Judge Fulton County Superior Court 1922-1926 5
40 Edwin F. Johnson 1877-1937 Advertising Agency Executive President of Gholstin Spring and Mattress Company 1923-1928 5
41 Isaac N. Ragsdale 1859-1937 Livestock Dealer, Mayor of Atlanta 1925-1926 2
42 Walter B. Stewart 1883-1967 Real Estate Dealer and Asphalt Paving Contractor 1927-1932 6
43 Walter C. Hendrix 1884-1957 Lawyer and Judge, Fulton County Superior Court 1929-1934 6
44 Edward H. Inman 1881-1931 Cotton Merchant & Capitalist 1930-1931 2
45 George F. Longino, Sr. 1888-1949 Banker, Founder and President of Bank of Fulton County 1932-1939 8
46 J. Allen Ragsdale 1901-1960 Automobile Dealer & Insurance Agent, Mayor of East Point, 1925-1932 1933-1938 6
47 Dr. Charles R. Adams 1895-1960 Physician 1935-1942 8
48 Edward L. Almand 1885-1960 Insurance agent Fulton County Coroner 1935-1946 12
49 Troy G. Chastain 1883-1947 President, Atlanta Chemical Company 1938-1942 5
50 I. Gloer Hailey 1902-1958 Lawyer and Insurance Agency Executive 1939-1954 16
51 Charlie Brown
Served two (2) Terms
See #61
1902-1979 President, Fickett-Brown Manufacturing Co., Manufacturers Mops & Brooms 1941-1948
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1966-1978
21
52 Ellis B. Barrett 1892-1966 Lawyer 1943-1946 4
53 Clarence L. Duncan 1896-1947 Wholesale and Retail Tire Director 1943-1947 5
54 James H. Aldredge 1903-1975 President, Aldredge Supply Co. Building Materials 1947-1970 24
55 Roy L. "Shorty” Doyal 1899-1965 Football Coach and Insurance Agent 1947-1954 8
56 Thomas L. Camp 1905-1994 Teacher, Lawyer and Judge, Fulton County Civil Court 1947-1956 10
57 Jack Towns 1907-1979 Used Car Dealer 1949-1952 4
58 Archie L. Lindsey 1911-1984 Jeweler, Florist and Real Estate Dealer 1953-1966 14
59 Carlyle Fraser 1894-1961 Founder and Chairman, Genuine Parts Company 1957-1961 5
60 Harold F. McCart 1908-1966 Insurance and Savings and Loan Executive 1961-1966 6
61 Charlie Brown
Served two (2) Terms
See #51
1902-1979 President, Fickett-Brown Manufacturing Co., Manufacturers Mops & Brooms 1941-1948
&
1966-1978
21
62 Walter M. Mitchell 1901-1978 Vice-President, Draper Corporation, Textile Machinery 1967-1970 4
63 Milton G. Farris 1906-1990 Vice President of Gulf Oil Corporation 1971-1986 16
64 Goodwyn “Shag” Cates 1925-2005 President, Cates Realty Co. 1971-1976 6
65 Henry D. Dodson 1932- Photographer 1975-1978 4
66 J. O. Wyatt, Jr. 1934- Lawyer 1975-1978 4
67 Richard H. Johnston 1931-2008 Lawyer 1975-1978 4
68 Thomas M. Lowe, Jr. 1929-2015 Retired Consulting Engineer, Former President of Lowe and Associates 1975-2014 40
69 Lee J. Roach 1934- Airline Pilot, Delta Airlines 1977-1990 14
70 Michael L. Lomax 1947- College Professor/ President of Dillard University in Louisiana 1979-1993 14
71 A. Reginald Eaves 1934- Political and Public Safety Consultant 1979-1987 9
72 Chuck Williams 1939-1998 Telecommunications Executive 1979-1987 9
73 Bruce Bannister 1928-2003 Rate Analyst for Southern Freight Association 1979-1986 8
74 Michael Hightower 1957- Managing Partner Collaborative Partners, LLC 1987-1999 14
75 Martin Luther King, III 1957- Lecturer, President of Southern Christian Leadership Conference, Director of MLK Junior Center for Non-Violence 1987-1993 6
76 Nancy A. Boxill 1949- Executive director of Atlanta’s Inn for Children, Chair of the National Black Arts Festival Board of Directors 1987-2010 23
77 Gordon L. Joyner 1950- Director of Georgia Equal Employment Opportunity 1987-1998 12
78 Carl Farris 1944 Businessman, Real Estate Investor 1991-1993 3
79 Emma I. Darnell 1935- President of E. I. Darnell and Associates Management Consultants 1992-Present Current
80 Mitch Skandalakis 1957- Lawyer 1993-1998 4
81 John O’Callaghan 1957- Director of Public Affairs, Fannie Mae 1993-1994 2
82 Robert E. Fulton 1931-2004 Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech 1995-2004 10
83 Mike Kenn 1956- Businessman, Former Atlanta Falcons Football Player, Former President of NFL Players Association 1999-2003 5
84 Karen Elaine Webster 1960- Senior Corporate Vice President, Beers Skanska Inc. 1999-2002 4
85 William “Bill” Edwards 1950- Owner of William Edwards Allstate Insurance Agency 2000-2014 14
86 Robert L. “Robb” Pitts 1941- Businessman and Former College Professor 2003-2014 11
87 Karen Handel 1962- Former corporate executive and Georgia Secretary of State. 2003-2007 4
88 Lynne Riley 1958- Professional Accountant and Principal of Riley Accounting Services 2004-2010 6
89 John H. Eaves 1961- Minister, renowned speaker and leader of education. 2007-Present Current
90 Joan P. Garner 1951- Founded Garner Results, Inc. 2011-Present Current
91 Liz Hausmann 1959- Account Executive with Southern Bank Equipment 2011-Present Current
92 Marvin S. Arrington, Jr. 1971- Attorney and Entrepreneur 2015-Present Current
93 Bob Ellis 1970- Vice President of Chubb Insurance 2015-Present Current
94 Lee Morris 1949- General Counsel and Chief Financial Officer for Stevens & Wilkinson; Atlanta City Council, District 7 in 1993 and 1997 2015-Present Current
 
 

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