|Creator:||West, Linton B.|
|Title:||Linton Burnside West Sr. collection|
|Quantity:||0.4 Linear feet (1 document box)|
Linton Burnside West, Sr. was born in Springvale, Randolph County, Georgia on January 30, 1894. West earned a Bachelor of Arts in 1915 and an LL.B. in 1918, both from the University of Georgia. In 1919, West began practicing law in Cuthbert, Georgia. He was a lieutenant in the U.S. Army during World War I and mayor of Cuthbert from 1920 to 1924. He also served as member of the Georgia House of Representatives for Randolph County from 1925 to 1926. Linton B. West, Sr. Collection 1930 Georgia Gubernatorial Campaign Materials - Richard B. Russell Library of Political Research and Studies. http://russelldoc.galib.uga.edu/russell/view?docId=ead/lwest.xml;query=;brand=default (Retrieved August 6, 2009)
William West was the father of Linton Burnside West, Sr.
The collection consists of court records, deeds, indentures, receipts and a will of William West. The West family lived in Randolph County, Georgia, where most of the papers were drawn up. Some originate in Stewart and other counties.
Arranged by record type.
Linton Burnside West Sr. collection, 1827-1883. MS 2741. Hargrett Rare Book and Manuscript Library, The University of Georgia Libraries.