J. Dudley Ottley, Sr.

Biography

June Dudley Ottley was born in 1934 and grew up in the community of Buckhead. Mr. Ottley is the former head of Ottley Properties and the member of a multi-generational Buckhead family.

Abstract of Interview

Mr. Ottley talks about his school days in Buckhead.  An athlete in his younger days, Ottley talks a great deal about playing football. He discusses the night life of the Buckhead youth, his days at Georgia Tech, and how he met his wife, Kay.

Interview by Chad Wright, Wright Mitchell, Alex Ottley (son), James Ottley (nephew), and Kay Ottley (wife), March 7, 2010.

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Video

In this video clip, J. Dudley Ottley recalls shooting quail on a vacant lot off Blackland Road in Buckhead when he was growing up.

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