Pete Correll, Longtime Georgia Business Leader and Philanthropist, Dies at 80

Thursday, May 27th, 2021

A.D. “Pete” Correll learned as a child to solve grown-up problems and built on those skills to become a go-to guy in corporate board rooms, the city of Atlanta and even the White House.

He was a moving force in the rescue of the financially failing Grady Memorial Hospital, was cited by President Bill Clinton in 1995 for lessons learned from him when he was governor of Arkansas about doing well and doing right. Correll led Georgia-Pacific and was a philanthropist who left fingerprints around the state. He was called on by mayors, business leaders, and friends for help for a particular reason.

Read More at The Atlanta Journal Constitution.