Portrait of Judge S. Price Gilbert, Sr.
Stirling Price Gilbert was born on January 31, 1862 in Stewart County, Georgia. He graduated from Vanderbilt University in 1883, with a Bachelor of Science degree, and in 1885, he graduated from Yale University with a Bachelor of Laws degree. After his admission to the bar in 1885, Gilbert returned to Georgia, practicing in Atlanta and Columbus. In 1916, Gilbert became a member of the Supreme Court of Georgia, where he remained for over twenty-five years.