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Richard B. Russell, Jr., senator from Georgia

by Gilbert Courtland Fite

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Published by University of North Carolina Press in Chapel Hill .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Georgia,
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Russell, Richard B. 1897-1971.,
    • United States. Congress. Senate -- Biography.,
    • Legislators -- United States -- Biography.,
    • Governors -- Georgia -- Biography.,
    • Georgia -- Politics and government -- 1865-1950.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1933-1945.,
    • United States -- Politics and government -- 1945-1989.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [503]-553) and index.

      Statementby Gilbert C. Fite.
      SeriesThe Fred W. Morrison series in Southern studies
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE748.R944 F57 1991
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxiv, 566 p. :
      Number of Pages566
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1879824M
      ISBN 100807819379
      LC Control Number90040277

      Executive clemency was asked of President Roosevelt today for Sam Evans, Georgia farmer serving four years in Atlanta for manufacturing whiskey without a license. Georgia Governor E.D. Rivers left accompanied by Senator Richard B. Russell, Jr. right and Judge Robert H. Humphrey, Swainsville, Ga. made the plea to the President, 5/16/ Photograph. Media in category "Richard Russell, Jr." The following 10 files are in this category, out of 10 total. Cabinett Room, President Johnson Oct. jpg 2, × 1,; MBCountry of citizenship: United States of America.

      Digital Commons @ Georgia Law Popular Media Faculty Scholarship Sen. Richard Russell and the Great American Murder Mystery Donald E. Wilkes Jr. University of Georgia School of Law, [email protected] This Article is brought to you for free and open access by the Faculty Scholarship at Digital Commons @ Georgia Law. It has been accepted for. Established in through the efforts of the Richard B. Russell Foundation, Inc., the Georgia General Assembly, and the University System of Georgia Board of Regents, the Library’s original mission was to collect and preserve materials that document the life and career of the late Richard B. Russell, United States Senator from Georgia from.

      Richard B. Russell, Jr. Born. Lawyer and noted politician Richard B. Russell Jr. was born in Winder, Georgia. After graduating with a law degree from the University of Georgia in , he returned to Winder to practice law. Russell’s life of public service began in . THOMPSON, STANDISH FLETCHER, a Representative from Georgia; born in College Park, Fulton County, Ga., February 5, ; attended the public schools and Russell High School in East Point, Ga., graduated from Emory University in and from Woodrow Wilson College of Law in ; was admitted to the bar in and commenced the practice of law in East Point, Ga.; president of an .


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