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Posted by: Barry Kolar on Mar 23, 2012

Funeral services were held today for Cleveland attorney James G. "Jim" or "Gentleman Jim" Cate Jr. He died Wednesday (March 21) at the age of 89. A graduate of the University of the South and Duke University’s law school, Mr. Cate had been a long-time member of Miller & Martin PLLC. Before joining the firm, he was vice president, general counsel and secretary of Bowaters United States Coporation, Bowaters Southern Paper Corporation and Bowater Carolina Corporation. Mr. Cate also wasactive in his community and profession, serving as campaign chairman and president of the United Way of Bradley County, president of the Bradley County Bar Association and director of Junior Achievement of Bradley and McMinn Counties. He also hadbeen a trustee and a member of the Board of Regents of the University of the South, and had served as president of its alumni association. Memorials may be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church, 320 Broad St. NW, Cleveland 37311 or University of the South, 735 University Avenue, Sewanee 37383.