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Test your knowledge of August in Augusta

...Augusta in August 1940 to make his first political speech as a last-minute substitute for his ailing father.(A.) Herman Talmadge (B.) Richard Russell (C.) Jimmy Carter (D.) Sonny Perdue2. In August 1932, the first round of golf was...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-08-22/test-your-knowledge-august-au
Test your knowledge of June events in Augusta

...this longtime politician endorsed his opponent. "I was afraid he was gonna endorse me," Sanders joked about:A. Herman Talmadge. B. Gene Talmadge. C. Rich ard Russell. D. Roy Harris.

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/test-your-knowledge-june-even
Longtime commissioner of Georgia Department of Veterans Service dead at 92

...years later, he was leading the agency.During his 61-year tenure, Wheeler served under a dozen governors from Herman Talmadge to Nathan Deal. He also served in the Georgia National Guard until 1978, when Wheeler retired with the rank of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-04-21/longtime-commissioner-georgia
Event honors career of Georgian Senator Walter F. George

...Walter F. George back to Washington again and again. When illness and perhaps the political impatience of a young Herman Talmadge convinced George to retire in 1956, he was almost universally respected by Democrats and Republicans alike, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/richmond-neighbors/2015-01-26/event-honors-car
LBJ's unfortunate Augusta visit

...in Augusta 50 years ago this week.He came with Gov. Carl Sanders, an Augusta native, as well as U.S. Sen. Herman Talmadge, an influential state leader.Johnson's national election over Republican Barry Goldwater appeared certain, and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/2014-10-25/lbjs-unfortuna
Making refrigerators safe for lunches

...REMEMBERED: And speaking of responses, after I wrote last month about the life of Georgia's late U.S. Sen. Herman Talmadge, I heard from three different readers in three different parts of the state who knew his widow ? Lynda Cowart Pierce...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/bill-kirby/2013-09-09/making-refrigerators-saf
Votes for write-ins defeated in primaries aren't counted

...When Eugene Talmadge died, the three-way race threw the decision into the House of Representatives which elected Herman Talmadge. The Supreme Court eventually ruled that Lt. Gov.-elect Melvin Thompson was the rightful governor, but only...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/elections/georgia-elections/2010-10
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Police retirement fund, county programs benefit from traffic ticket fines

...through a pension known as the Georgia Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit Fund.The General Assembly and Gov. Herman Talmadge created the Peace Officers' Annuity and Benefit in 1950 as a supplemental retirement fund. Today, the account has...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-06-12/police-retirement-fund
Ex-campaign worker says Schrenko stretched too far

...She had another shortcoming, Mr. Beckham said. "She was not loyal whatsoever to her friends," he said. "Old Herman Talmadge (former Georgia governor and U.S. senator) had it right one time. He said in politics if you lose a vote, you've...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/30/met_79552.shtml
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Across Georgia

...Georgia politicians is wanted on charges of pistol-whipping a pizza deliveryman. Herman Talmadge III - the grandson of the late U.S. Sen. Herman Talmadge and great-grandson of four-time Georgia governor Eugene Talmadge - has been charged...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/02/11/met_54850.shtml
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