Airport Resolution for Giles, Hedrick & Robinson Law Firm

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Airport Resolution for Giles, Hedrick & Robinson Law Firm

Airport Resolution for Giles, Hedrick & Robinson Law Firm

by:
jtracy
August 31, 2016

Whereas, the law firm of GILES, HEDRICK & ROBINSON  was selected as general counsel for The Greater Orlando Aviation Authority on November 25, 1975 and served with honor and distinction in that capacity until January 9, 1980... excerpt from the Airport Resolution for Giles, Hedrick & Robinson Law Firm which is archived in the permanent records of the Greater Orlando Aviation Authority. VIEW.

Listen as Attorney James C. Robinson describes the historic development of building Orlando International Airport in this excerpt from an oral history interview at Jim Robinson's home on Lake Conway, March 11. 2016.

LISTEN Part III (20:28)

Building an Airport

Next thing that happened to me was, Martin Anderson, who was the owner of the newspaper, he wanted to see the airport made into a big airport off of Colonial, that was the one that was used during WWII. And so, a group was put together appointed by the City Commission. The first thing they did was try to select an attorney and they selected me. And so, I went to work for them. There was land down south of Orlando which the U.S. Air Force was using as a major airport and they turned it back over to the City of Orlando and I was involved in that. The City of Orlando had no money to build an airport. So I did suggest that we get the airlines and I negotiated with them to agree that they would underwrite bonds that we would sell and then we would get the money. So the airport has been built without the use of local funds. So anyway we got that done....

GREATER ORLANDO AVIATION AUTHORITY MY PERSONAL EXPERIENCE WITH ORLANDO INTERNATIONAL AIRPORT by James C. Robinson. READ Document.

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