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John Wereat, Governor (c.1733 - 1799)

John Wereat (around 1733 – January 25, 1799) was an American politician and the ninth Governor of Georgia. Personal life Wereat was born in Road (now Rode, Somerset) in England, around 173...

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Button Gwinnett (1735 - 1777)

Button Gwinnett (1735 – May 19 or 27, 1777) was an British-born American political leader who, as a representative of Georgia to the Continental Congress, was the second of the signatories (fi...

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Gouvener Col. John Adam Treutlen MP (1734 - 1782)

Deutschland, Geburten und Taufen 1558-1898 Name: Hans Adam Treuettlen Geschlecht: Male Taufdatum: 16 Jan 1734 Taufort: EVANGELISCH, KURNBACH, KARLSRUHE, BADEN Name des Vaters: Hans Michel Treuet...

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George Busbee, Governor MP (1927 - 2004)

George Dekle Busbee (August 7, 1927–July 16, 2004) was an American politician who served as the governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1975 to 1983. Busbee was born in Vienna, Georgia and ...

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James E. "Jimmy" Carter, 39th President of the USA MP

Plains, Georgia, United States

President Carter's birthdate is October 1, 1924. He was named for his father, but never used any name but Jimmy. He served as the thirty-ninth President of the United States from 1977 to 1981, and ...

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Lester Maddox, Governor MP (1915 - 2003)

Lester Garfield Maddox, Sr. (September 30, 1915 – June 25, 2003), was an American politician who was the 75th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1967 to 1971. A populist governor and...

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Ernest Vandiver, Governor MP (1918 - 2005)

Samuel Ernest Vandiver Jr. (July 3, 1918 – February 21, 2005), was an American politician who was the 73rd Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1959 to 1963. Early life and career ...

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Marvin Griffin, Governor MP (1907 - 1982)

Samuel Marvin Griffin, Sr. (September 4, 1907 – June 13, 1982) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. He served as the 72nd Governor of Georgia from 1955 to 1959. Early...

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Melvin E. Thompson, Governor MP (1903 - 1980)

Melvin E. Thompson (1903–1980) was the first person elected to the office of lieutenant governor of Georgia and served as the state's governor in 1947–48. He is best remembered for his ...

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Ellis Arnall, Governor MP (1907 - 1992)

Ellis Gibbs Arnall (March 20, 1907, Newnan, Georgia – December 13, 1992) was an American politician, a liberal Democrat who served as the 69th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1943...

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Herman Talmadge, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1913 - 2002)

Herman Eugene Talmadge (August 9, 1913 – March 21, 2002) was an American politician from the state of Georgia. He served as the 70th Governor of Georgia briefly in 1947 and again from 1948 to ...

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Eugene Talmadge, Governor MP (1884 - 1946)

Eugene Talmadge (September 23, 1884 – December 21, 1946) was a Democratic politician who served two terms as the 67th Governor of Georgia from 1933 to 1937, and a third term from 1941 to 1943....

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Richard Brevanrd Russell, Jr., Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1897 - 1971)

Richard Brevard Russell, Jr. (November 2, 1897 – January 21, 1971) was a Democratic Party politician from the southeastern state of Georgia. He served as state governor from 1931 to 1933 and U...

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Lamartine Griffin Hardman, Governor MP (1856 - 1937)

Lamartine Griffin Hardman (April 14, 1856 – February 18, 1937) served two terms as the 65th Governor of the state of Georgia from 1927 to 1931. He believed that state government should be ru...

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Clifford Walker, Governor MP (1877 - 1954)

Clifford Mitchell Walker (July 4, 1877 – November 9, 1954) was an American attorney and politician from Georgia. Walker served consecutive two-year terms as the 64th Governor of Georgia fr...

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Thomas W. Hardwick, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1872 - 1944)

Thomas William Hardwick (December 9, 1872 – January 31, 1944) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. Hardwick was born in Thomasville, Georgia. He graduated from Mercer...

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Judge Hugh Dorsey MP (1871 - 1948)

Hugh Manson Dorsey (July 10, 1871 – June 11, 1948) was an American lawyer who was notable as the prosecuting attorney in the Leo Frank trial of 1913. He was also a politician, a member of th...

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Nathaniel Edwin Harris, Governor MP (1846 - 1929)

Nathaniel Edwin Harris (January 21, 1846 – September 21, 1929) was an American lawyer and politician, and the 61st Governor of Georgia. Early life Harris was born in Jonesboro, Tenness...

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John M. Slaton, Governor MP (1866 - 1955)

John Marshall Slaton, or Jack Slaton, (December 25, 1866 – January 11, 1955) served two non-consecutive terms as the 60th Governor of Georgia. Biography Slaton was born in Meriwether...

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M. Hoke Smith, Governor, U.S. Senator and Secretary of the Interior MP (1855 - 1931)

Michael Hoke Smith (1855-1931): Smith was a lawyer and Democratic politician from Atlanta, Georgia. President Grover Cleveland appointed him secretary of the interior in 1893. Smith was elected gover...

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Joseph M. Terrell, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1861 - 1912)

Joseph Meriwether Terrell (June 6, 1861 – November 17, 1912) was a United States Senator and the 57th Governor of Georgia. Born in Greenville, he attended the common schools, studied law, and ...

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Colonel Allen D. Candler (CSA), Governor MP (1834 - 1910)

Allen Daniel Candler (November 4, 1834 – October 26, 1910) was a Georgia state legislator, U.S. Representative and the 56th Governor of Georgia. Biography Candler was born the eldest...

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William Yates Atkinson, Governor MP (1854 - 1899)

William Yates Atkinson (November 11, 1854, Oakland, Georgia – August 8, 1899, Newnan, Georgia) was the 55th Governor of Georgia from 1894 to 1898. Atkinson graduated from the University of...

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William J. Northen, Governor MP (1835 - 1913)

William Jonathan Northen (July 9, 1835 - March 25, 1913), the 54th Governor of Georgia from 1890 to 1894, was born in Jones County, Georgia in 1835. Northen graduated from Mercer University. He...

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Maj. General John B. Gordon (CSA), U.S. Senator, Governor MP (1832 - 1904)

John Brown Gordon (February 6, 1832 – January 9, 1904) was one of Robert E. Lee's most trusted Confederate generals during the American Civil War. After the war, he was a strong opponent of Re...

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Major Henry D. McDaniel (CSA), Governor MP (1836 - 1926)

Henry Dickerson McDaniel (September 4, 1836 – July 25, 1926) was the 52nd Governor of Georgia from 1883 to 1886. Born in Monroe, Georgia, to Ira McDaniel, one of the first professors of Merc...

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James S. Boynton, Governor MP (1833 - 1902)

James Stoddard Boynton (May 7, 1833 – December 22, 1902) was an American politician and jurist. Boynton briefly served as the 51st Governor of Georgia from 1883 after the death of governor...

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Vice Pres. Alexander H. Stephens, CSA MP (1812 - 1883)

Alexander Hamilton Stephens (February 11, 1812 – March 4, 1883) was an American politician from Georgia. He was Vice President of the Confederate States of America during the American Civil Wa...

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Gen. Alfred Holt Colquitt (CSA), Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1824 - 1894)

In 1848 Henry Tarver gave land as a wedding gift where his slaves built the Colquitt Plantation. He was an officer in the Confederate army, Governor of Georgia, and 2 term Senator. grad Princeton 1...

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Colonel James Milton Smith (CSA), Governor MP (1823 - 1890)

James Milton Smith (October 24, 1823 – November 25, 1890) was a Confederate infantry colonel in the American Civil War, as well as a post-war Governor of Georgia. He was noted as an ardent opp...

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Benjamin F. Conley, Governor MP (1815 - 1886)

Benjamin F. Conley (March 1, 1815 – January 10, 1886) was an American politician. Biography Conley served as the 47th Governor of Georgia from October 30, 1871 to January 12, 1872, d...

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Rufus B. Bullock, Governor MP (1834 - 1907)

Rufus Brown Bullock (March 28, 1834 – April 27, 1907) was an American politician. Biography He served as the 46th Governor of Georgia from 1868 to 1871 during Reconstruction and was ...

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Brevet Maj. General Thomas H. Ruger (USA) MP (1833 - 1907)

Thomas Howard Ruger (April 2, 1833 – June 3, 1907) was an American soldier and lawyer who served as a Union general in the American Civil War. After the war, Ruger participated in Reconstructi...

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Charles Jones Jenkins, Jr., Governor MP (1805 - 1883)

Charles Jones Jenkins (January 6, 1805 – June 14, 1883) was a politician from Georgia, U.S.. Biography Jenkins was born in South Carolina. His family moved to Jefferson County, Georg...

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James Johnson, Governor MP (c.1811 - c.1891)

) James Johnson (February 12, 1811 - November 20, 1891) was a U.S. Representative from Georgia and served as the 43rd Governor of Georgia between June and October 1865. Biography He was born ...

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Joseph Mackey Brown, Governor MP (1851 - 1931)

Joseph Mackey Brown (December 28, 1851 – March 3, 1932) was an American politician and implicated as one of the ringleaders in the lynching of Leo Frank. He served two non-consecutive terms ...

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Joseph E. Brown, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1821 - 1894)

Joseph Emerson Brown (April 15, 1821 – November 30, 1894), often referred to as Joe Brown, was the 42nd Governor of Georgia from 1857 to 1865, and a U.S. Senator from 1880 to 1891. Governor Br...

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Herschel Johnson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1812 - 1880)

Herschel Vespasian Johnson (September 18, 1812 – August 16, 1880) was an American politician. He was the 41st Governor of Georgia from 1853 to 1857 and the vice-presidential nominee of the Dou...

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Maj. General Howell Cobb, Sr. (CSA), Governor, U.S. Secretary of the Treasury MP (1815 - 1868)

Thomas Howell Cobb (September 7, 1815 – October 9, 1868) was an American political figure. A Southern Democrat, Cobb was a five-term member of the United States House of Representatives and Sp...

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George W. Towns, Governor MP (1801 - 1854)

George Washington Bonaparte Towns (May 4, 1801 – July 15, 1854) was a United States lawyer, legislator, and politician. He was a U.S. Representative, and the 39th Governor of Georgia from 1847...

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George W. Crawford, Governor, U.S. Secretary of War MP (1798 - 1872)

George Walker Crawford (December 22, 1798 – July 27, 1872) was a Georgia politician during the nineteenth century. He served as the 38th Governor of Georgia from 1843 to 1847 and United States...

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Charles James McDonald, Gov. MP (1793 - 1860)

Charles James McDonald (July 9, 1793 – December 16, 1860) was an American attorney, jurist and politician. He was born in Charleston, South Carolina and moved with his family to Hancock ...

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William Schley, US Congress MP (1786 - 1858)

William Schley (December 15, 1786 (some references say December 10) – November 20, 1858) was an American lawyer, jurist, and politician. Biography Schley was born in Frederick, Marylan...

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Wilson Lumpkin, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1783 - 1870)

Wilson Lumpkin (January 14, 1783 – December 28, 1870) was a governor of Georgia, and a United States Representative and Senator. Born near Dan River, Virginia, he moved in 1784 to Oglethor...

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Gov. George R. Gilmer MP (1790 - 1859)

George Rockingham Gilmer Governor George R. Gilmer George Rockingham Gilmer (April 11, 1790 – November 16, 1859) was an American statesman and politician. He served two non-consecutive ter...

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Gov. John Forsyth, US Senator, Sec'y of State MP (1780 - 1841)

Source: John Forsyth, Sr. (October 22, 1780 – October 21, 1841) was a 19th century American politician from Georgia. Forsyth was born in Fredericksburg, Virginia. His father Robert Forsyth w...

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George M. Troup, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1780 - 1856)

George Michael Troup (September 8, 1780–April 26, 1856) was an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. He served in the Georgia General Assembly, U.S. House of Representatives, and...

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John Clark, Governor MP (1766 - 1832)

) John Clark (sometimes spelled Clarke) (February 28, 1766 – October 12, 1832) was an American politician. Career Clark served in the Georgia House of Representatives prior to being ...

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Matthew Talbot, Governor MP (1762 - 1827)

Matthew Talbot (ca. 1762 – September 17, 1827) was an American politician. He was the 30th Governor of Georgia. Biography Talbot was born in Bedford County, Virginia and moved to Wil...

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William Rabun, Gov of Georgia MP (1771 - 1819)

William Rabun (1771-1819) William Rabun served as governor of Georgia from 1817 until his death in 1819. He was born in Halifax County, North Carolina, on April 8, 1771, to Sarah Warren and Matthew...

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Peter Early, Governor MP (1773 - 1817)

Peter Early (June 20, 1773 – August 15, 1817) was an American lawyer, jurist and politician. He was born near Madison, Virginia in 1773, the son of Joel Early and Lucy Smith. His cousin, J...

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David Brydie Mitchell, Governor MP (1766 - 1832)

David Brydie Mitchell (October 22, 1766 – April 22, 1837) was a Scots-American politician in Georgia. He was elected as mayor of Savannah and next was appointed as state attorney general. He s...

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John Milledge, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1757 - 1818)

John Milledge (1757 – February 9, 1818) was an American politician. He fought in the American Revolution and was later a United States Representative and a Senator representing Georgia. He was...

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Josiah Tattnall, II., Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1764 - 1803)

) Josiah Tattnall, Sr. (1762 – June 6, 1803) was an American planter, soldier and politician from Savannah, Georgia. He represented Georgia in the U.S. Senate from 1796 to 1799 and was the 25t...

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David Emanuel, Governor MP (1744 - 1808)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for GEORGIA with the rank of CAPTAIN. DAR Ancestor #: A036347 ) David Emanuel (January 1, 1744 – February 19, 1808) became 24th Governor of Georgia on ...

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George Handley, Governor MP (1752 - 1793)

) George Handley (February 9, 1752 – September 17, 1793) was an American politician. He was born in Sheffield, Yorkshire, England, in 1752 and moved to Savannah, Georgia in 1775. During th...

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James Jackson, Governor, U.S. Senator MP (1757 - 1806)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for GEORGIA with the rank of LIEUTENANT COLONEL. DAR Ancestor # A061042 ) James Jackson (September 21, 1757 – March 19, 1806) was an early Georgia politi...

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Jared Irwin, Governor MP (1750 - 1818)

Jared Irwin (1750 – March 1, 1818) served twice as elected Governor of Georgia (1796–1798) and (1806–1809). He first was elected to office as a reformer based on public outrage a...

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George Mathews, Governor MP (1739 - 1812)

George Mathews August 30, 1739-September 30, 1812 Parents: John Mathews and Ann Archer Wives: Mary Flowers b.1739 Anne Paul 1741-1788 Margaret Reed Children with Mary Flowers: Sarah...

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Gov. Edward Telfair MP (1735 - 1807)

Edward Telfair (1735 – September 17, 1807) was the Governor of the state of Georgia in 1786, and again from 1790 through 1793. He was a member of the Continental Congress, and a signer of the ...

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Brig. General Samuel Elbert, Governor MP (1740 - 1788)

A Patriot of the American Revolution for Georgia with the rank of BRIGADIER GENERAL. DAR Ancestor #: A037083 Samuel Elbert (1740 – November 1, 1788) was an American merchant, soldier, and po...

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Lyman Hall, signer of the "Declaration of Independence" MP (1724 - 1790)

Lyman Hall (April 12, 1724 – October 19, 1790), physician, clergyman, and statesman, was a signer of the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia. Hall County is ...

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Nathan Brownson MP (1742 - 1796)

Nathan Brownson (May 14, 1742 – November 6, 1796) was an American physician and statesman from Riceboro, Georgia. He served Georgia as a delegate to the Continental Congress in 1777 and as the...

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Col. Stephen Heard, Gov. of Georgia MP (1741 - 1815)

Heard was born in Hanover County, Virginia, in November 1740 to Bridgett Carroll and John Heard Jr. (Heard's paternal grandfather, John Sr., had arrived in America from Ireland about 1720.) The family ...

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Maj. Seth John Cuthbert MP (1741 - 1788)

Seth John Cuthbert briefly served as the eighth Chairman of the Supreme Executive Council (governor) of Georgia during the American Revolution. He married Mary Clay, daughter of Joseph Clay, and was ...

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Colonel William Glascock MP (1730 - 1793)

Governor of Georgia (Acting - American Revolution) and American military officer - Lieutenant and Colonel. Served in the French and Indian War as a Lieutenant. Known as the "Rebel Counselor." Regarde...

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John Houstoun, Governor MP (1744 - 1796)

John Houstoun ( /ˈhaʊstən/; August 31, 1744 – July 20, 1796) was an American lawyer and statesman from Savannah, Georgia. He was a delegate for Georgia in the Continenta...

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Archibald Bulloch MP (c.1730 - 1777)

DAR Ancestor #: A016858 Archibald Bulloch (c.1730 – February 22, 1777) was a lawyer, soldier, and statesman from Georgia during the American Revolution. Early life Bulloch was born a...

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George Walton, Signer, "Declaration of Independence" MP (c.1741 - c.1804)

The dates in the wiki are wrong! George Walton signed the United States Declaration of Independence as a representative of Georgia and also served as the second Chief Executive of that state. W...

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