The Honorable Arthur Gignilliat, Jr.


The Honorable Arthur Gignilliat, Jr.


Term of Award

Fall 1998

Degree Name

Doctor of Humane Letters


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Institution Issuing the Honorary Degree

Georgia Southern University

Brief Biography of Degree Recipient

Arthur M. Gignilliat, Jr. was born in Savannah, Georgia in 1933. After attending the University of Georgia, he served Savannah Electric for over 40 years. He was also elected to the Georgia House of Representatives and was the Chair of the Georgia Board of Regents as well as many other civic positions.

Gigniliat was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters By Georgia Southern University in 1998.


Georgia Southern University, Honorary degree, Doctor of Humane Letters

The Honorable Arthur Gignilliat, Jr.