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This profile was last updated on 6/20/13  and contains information from public web pages.
 
Background

Employment History

Board Memberships and Affiliations

Education

  • Associates degree , Electrical Engineering
    Wentworth Institute of Technology
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History of Lions in Georgia 1970-80 Chapter 5
www.galions.org, 20 June 2013 [cached]
Jim Corbett
Jim Corbett worked in accounting for the Southern Railroad for 25 years before he was struck with total blindness. He came from Albany to Atlanta to be the Executive Director of the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation.
During Jim Corbett's leadership of about 20 years, the Lighthouse grew from regular contributions of a few thousand dollars to $93,000 reported for the year 1972-73. This was exclusive of the Peach Bowl and memorial Fund.
On the morning of April 5, 1973, Jim attempted to arise and get ready for work. He could not because of complete paralysis on his left side. The Lighthouse could not purchase retirement or hospitalization for Jim due to his physical impairment.
Jim's per day cost at Wesley Moods was $37.00 per day or $1,110.00 for 30 days. Add that to his apartment and living expenses for his loyal, devoted and faithful wife, Myrt.
During the Annual Meeting in Macon at the Lions Convention, the Lighthouse President appointed a special committee to devise ways to help Jim and Myrt.
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A suggestion from Atlanta Journal Sports Editor, Furman Bisher, caused Jim Corbett, Executive Director of the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation to move in the direction of sponsoring a bowl and use the proceeds for the blind and for sight conservation. Jim Corbett was blind himself.
Lighthouse Electrical
www.lighthouse-electrical.com, 12 Dec 2007 [cached]
Jim Corbett, Project Manager With over twenty five years in the electrical business, Jim has worked as a field foreman, estimator, project manager and design/build coordinator.He has an Associates degree in Electrical Engineering from Wentworth Institute of Technology and has received extensive education and training with the JATC Electrical Industry Training School and holds his journeyman's electrical license.
History of Georgia Lions 1964-1965
www.galions.org, 20 May 2006 [cached]
These men were Max Preston, Special Projects Chairman for the Lighthouse; Jim Corbett, Executive Director of the Lighthouse; Sim Manning; D. C. (Jack) Jackson, Jr.; and George Crumbley.
History of Georgia Lions 1970-80 Chapter 3
www.galions.org, 11 Feb 2013 [cached]
Maurice Newman (Rome) was President of the Georgia Lions Lighthouse Foundation, Inc., with Jim Corbett its Executive Director and Lion Edwin L. Cook, Vice President.
History of Georgia Lions 1959-1960
www.galions.org, 20 May 2006 [cached]
During the past year, the Lighthouse under General A: Lester Henderson, president, and Jim Corbett, executive secretary, spent $16,816.19 in the great work.
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