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Jack E. Threadgill papers

Identifier: POL-0018

Scope and Content

This collection consists of papers accumulated during his time serving as a district representative for Carrollton and Carroll County. Also included are numerous newspaper clippings related to issues of the day as well as editorial columns written by Threadgill. Other interesting items included in this collection are photographs of Threadgill serving in the house, several publications related to rules and regulations of the Georgia State Assembly, a copy of the Georgia State Constitution, and a copy of the Carrollton Planning guide from 1967.


  • 1967-1982


Restrictions on Access

Open to all users; no restrictions

User Restrictions

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Administrative History

Jack E. Threadgill, Sr. was born on July 29, 1930 in Carrollton where he graduated from Carrollton High School in 1947 and enrolled at West Georgia College. Threadgill left WGC to enlist in the United States Air Force where he served in Korea. Following his military service, Threadgill returned to Georgia where he completed a degree in accounting from Georgia State University in 1956. After earning his degree, he opened the first public CPA office in Carrollton in 1958. During his time in Carrollton, Threadgill served as the President of the Carrollton Jaycees from 1957-1965, as a Georgia House of Representatives member from 1967-1968, and as the Carroll County Tax Commissioner from 1993-1997. He was also a member of the Georgia Society of CPAs and received several service awards from this organization. Threadgill was also voted the Carrollton Outstanding Man of the Year in 1961. Threadgill taught at WGC as a temporary accounting instructor during the mid-1960s.

Threadgill was married twice; his first wife, Helen Chambers Threadgill, passed away in 1977 and he married his second wife Mary Gibson Threadgill in 1978. He had four children: Kathy, John, Jack, and Diane, as well as a stepson named Chris. Threadgill passed away on February 24, 2010.


2.46 Linear feet (6 boxes, 1 OV folder, 1 OV tube)




Papers of former Georgia Representative Jack E. Threadgill who served the 32 nd District during the 1967-1968 session.


Organized in three series: 1. Publications; 2. Artifacts; 3. Papers

Arranged alphabetically by file title.


Donated by Mary Gibson Threadgill, second wife of Jack Threadgill.

Related Collections

POL-0003 Georgia's Political Heritage Program

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Processed by Jason Kennedy in 2013

Guide to the Jack E.Threadgill Papers 1967-1982 POL-0018
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Finding aid converted with funds from a UWG FY14 Presidential Assistance Grant.

Repository Details

Part of the University of West Georgia Special Collections Repository

Special Collections, Ingram Library
University of West Georgia
1601 Maple Street
Carrollton GA 30118-2000 United States