Currently alive, at 97 years of age.
1918 – Born on the 31st of October in Americus, Georgia.
1948-1961 – Practiced law at King & Spalding in Georgia.
1961 – Appointed to the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit.
1976-1979 – He became the 72nd Attorney General of the United States.
1978 – He was the first cabinet official named to Mr. Blackwell’s list of best-dressed Americans.
1985-1987 – He served on the Secretary of State’s Advisory Committee on South Africa.
1989 – He was appointed Vice Chairman of President George H.W. Bush’s Commission on Federal Ethics Law Reform.
– Counsel to President Bush during the Iran Contra investigation.
2004 – He supported the re-election of George W. Bush.