Jack Brinkley
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Jack Brinkley
Jack Brinkley
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 3rd district

January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1983
Howard H. Callaway
Richard Ray
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives

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/service United States Air Force
Years of service1951-1955

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

Early life

Brinkley was born in Faceville, Georgia. After 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 to 1956. After his military service, Brinkley entered the University of Georgia School of Law in Athens, graduated with a Juris Doctor degree in 1959, and became a practicing lawyer in Columbus, Georgia.

Brinkley's political career consisted of one term in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1965 to 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.

Following his retirement, he relocated to Columbus, Georgia. Brinkley died on January 23, 2019 at the age of 88.[1]


  1. ^ "Former U.S. Rep. Jack Brinkley dies at age 88, Muscogee County coroner says". ledger-enquirer. Retrieved .
U.S. House of Representatives
Preceded by
Howard H. Callaway
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 3rd congressional district

January 3, 1967 - January 3, 1983
Succeeded by
Richard Ray

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