Douglas D. Middleton survey maps, 1970-1992
This collection consists of approximately 1,500 maps showing land surveys conducted in northwest Georgia between 1970 to 1992. The surveys were conducted primarily in Cobb County, but the collection also includes surveys from Bartow, Chattooga, Cherokee, Coweta, DeKalb, Douglas, Fannin, Floyd, Forsyth, Fulton, Gordon, Gwinnett, Monroe, Paulding, Pickens, Pike, Polk, Rabun, and Webster counties. Surveys were conducted primarily by Douglas Middleton for Douglas D. Middeton & Associates P.C., Land Surveyors & Engineers and Cadastral and Land Surveys LTD, P.C., both of Marietta, Georgia. Additional surveys in this collection were conducted by Eugene R. Martini.
- Douglas D. Middleton & Associates P.C., Land Surveyors & Engineers (Marietta, Ga.) (Organization)
- Cadastral and Land Surveys LTD., P.C. (Marietta, Ga.) (Organization)
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Biographical / Historical
Douglas D. Middleton was a land surveyor, real estate agent, and attorney in Marietta, Georgia. He earned an Associate Science Degree in Civil Engineering from Southern Technical Institute (STI) in 1965, and a Bachelors Degree in Civil Engineering from STI in 1975. He received his Juris Doctorate from John Marshall Law School in 1978 and was admitted to the Georgia State Bar in 1979. He served with the United States Navy in Vietnam from 1966 to 1967. From 1976 through 1994, he served as a part time instructor at Southern Technical Institute, teaching a senior level elective course in Real Estate Law in Georgia, as it related to attorneys and land surveyors practicing in Georgia.
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Donated to Southern Polytechnic State University by Douglas D. Middleton.
- Surveying--Georgia Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings
- Middleton, Douglas D. (Person)
- Douglas D. Middleton survey maps
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