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Roy E. Barnes was born in the town of Mableton, Georgia in Cobb County on March 11, 1948. He earned his law degree from the University of Georgia in 1972 and went to work in the district…

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Nellie Dunaway was born on March 8, 1931, outside of Rome, Georgia. In 1949, she married Henry Duke, who worked for the Georgia Southern Railroad for most of his career. Nellie Duke attended the…

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Robert "Bud" Jones was born on September 22, 1930, in Tallapoosa, Georgia, and grew up in the city, later attending North Georgia College. In the 1950s, he moved to Casper, Wyoming, to…

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James Earl "Jimmy" Carter was born in the small Georgia town of Plains on October 1, 1924. His family was solidly middle class and he attended local schools before an appointment to the…

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Roy E. Barnes was born in the town of Mableton, Georgia in Cobb County on March 11, 1948. He earned his law degree from the University of Georgia in 1972 and went to work in the district…

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Ellis Arnall (1907-1992) was born in Newnan, Georgia on March 20, 1907. After earning a degree in Greek from the University of the South, he served as president of his class and the student body at…

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James "Jim" Roger Westlake, Sr. was born February 11, 1928 in Kansas City, Missouri. He enlisted in the US Navy in 1945 and served on the U.S.S. Cape Gloucester in the Pacific theatre. He…

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Rogers Wade has been active in the Georgia business and political community for more than 40 years. He served as chief of staff to Senator Herman E. Talmadge in Washington, from 1973 through 1980.…

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Rogers Wade has been active in the Georgia business and political community for more than 40 years. He served as chief of staff to Senator Herman E. Talmadge in Washington, from 1973 through 1980.…

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Kiliaen Van Rensselaer "Kil" Townsend served 27 years in the Georgia House of Representatives and was among the first Republicans elected to the House from Fulton County in the 1960s. This…

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Allyne Tisdale was born in Florence, Alabama and later attended Auburn University. During her early career she worked in an accounting office at an engineering firm located in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. …

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Thomas Bailey "Tom" Murphy (1924-2007) was born in Bremen, Georgia on March 10, 1924, and lived there for most of his life. After graduating from North Georgia College in Dahlonega he…

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Lester Garfield Maddox was born on September 30, 1915 in Atlanta, Georgia. Maddox worked in various jobs before he became involved in politics. In 1947, Maddox opened the Pickrick Cafeteria on…

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Lester Garfield Maddox was born on September 30, 1915 in Atlanta Georgia. Maddox worked in various jobs and positions during the years before he became involved in politics. In 1947, Maddox opened…

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Lester Garfield Maddox was born on September 30, 1915 in Atlanta Georgia. Maddox worked in various jobs and positions during the years before he became involved in politics. In 1947, Maddox opened…

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William J. Lee was born on December 15, 1925, in Forest Park, Georgia. He began working for Southern Railway as a young boy, and left for a time to serve in the United State Navy. After his service…

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