Atlanta Mayor Maynard Jackson appoints Black leaders.
1975 (Jan 29)
Atlanta Mayor Maynard H. Jackson appointed the first full-time Black municipal traffic judge and the first Black municipal court solicitor in the city's history. Edward L. Baety, a thirty-year-old attorney who graduated from Morris Brown College and Harvard University, was named judge. Mary Welcome, a thirty-one-year-old attorney who graduated from the Howard University Law School, was named municipal court solicitor.