Interview with Judge James G. Bodiford, 2009 November 3

Collection:
Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights Series
Title:
Interview with Judge James G. Bodiford, 2009 November 3
Creator:
Anderson, David Clay
Contributor to Resource:
Bodiford, James G.
Scott, Thomas Allan, 1943-
Publisher:
Interview with Judge James G. Bodiford, 2009-11-03, Cobb NAACP/Civil Rights series, 2009-2010, Kennesaw State University Oral History Project, 1973- , KSU/45/05/001, Kennesaw State University Archives.
Date of Original:
2009-11-03
Subject:
Judges--Georgia--Cobb County--Interviews
Cobb County (Ga.)--Politics and government
Georgia. Superior Court (Cobb County)
Oral histories
Transcripts
Bodiford, James G.--Interviews
People:
Bodiford, James G.
Location:
United States, Georgia, Cobb County, 33.94147, -84.57667
Medium:
oral histories (literary works)
Type:
Text
Format:
application/pdf
Description:
James G. Bodiford moved to Powder Springs, Georgia, at the age of 5, when his father accepted a position with the Lockheed-Georgia Company in 1954. He attended Powder McEachern High School and graduated from Gordon Military High School in Barnesville, Georgia. Bodiford received a Bachelor's degree from Mercer University and a J.D. from John Marshall Law School. He went into private practice in Marietta, Georgia, and worked as a trial lawyer for the Cobb County District Attorney's Office. Judge Bodiford served on the Powder Springs Municipal Court before accepting an appointment as Cobb County Chief Magistrate Judge, which he held from 1985 to 1994. He was elected to the Cobb County Superior Court in 1994 and served as Chief Judge from 2005 to 2006. Judge Bodiford appointed Vicki Trammell Cuthbert to the Cobb County Magistrate Court in 1988, where she served as the court's first African American judge.
Interviewed by D. Clay Anderson in Marietta, Georgia on November 3, 2009.
Local Identifier:
ksu-45-05-001-07037
Metadata URL:
http://hdl.handle.net/11360/280
Language:
eng
Rights Holder:
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Holding Institution:
Kennesaw State University. Department of Archives, Rare Books and Records Management
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