Hamilton Commission Appoints Webb to Replace Retiring Shattuck

The Hamilton County Commission today voted 8-1 to appoint attorney Gerald Webb as the replacement for General Sessions Court Judge Clarence Shattuck, The Chattanoogan reports. Webb will serve until August of next year when there will be a general election. Some 200 attorneys participated in a poll sponsored by the Chattanooga Bar Association and had attorney Joseph Hollis Jr. as the front-runner. There were 19 applicants, and the commission interviewed 17 of them last Wednesday afternoon.
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