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Fort Benning

(Encyclopedia) Fort Benning, U.S. army post, 189,000 acres (76,500 hectares), W Ga., S of Columbus; est. 1918. One of the largest army posts in the United States, it is the nation's largest…

Phenix City

(Encyclopedia) Phenix City fē´nĭks, city (1990 pop. 25,312), a seat of Russell co., E Ala., on the Chattahoochee River opposite Columbus, Ga., in a cotton area; inc. 1883. Textiles are manufactured…

Gramm, Phil

(Encyclopedia) Gramm, Phil (William Philip Gramm), 1942–, American politician, b. Fort Benning, Ga. A Univ. of Georgia Ph.D. in economics and former professor, he served as a Democratic member of the…

Columbus

(Encyclopedia) Columbus. 1 City (1990 pop. 178,681), seat of Muscogee co., W Ga., at the head of navigation on the Chattahoochee River; settled and inc. 1828 on the site of a Creek village. The…

Zachary Paul WAMP, Congress, TN (1957)

WAMP Zachary Paul , a Representative from Tennessee; born in Fort Benning, Chattahoochee County, Ga., October 28, 1957; graduated from the McCallie School, Chattanooga, Tenn., 1976; attended…

Howard Hollis (Bo) CALLAWAY, Congress, GA (1927)

CALLAWAY, Howard Hollis (Bo), a Representative from Georgia; born in LaGrange, Troup County, Ga., April 2, 1927; attended the public schools of LaGrange and Hamilton in Georgia; graduated from…

GRAMM, William Philip (Phil), Congress, TX (1942)

Senate Years of Service: 1985-2002 Party: Republican GRAMM, William Philip (Phil), a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born in Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Ga., July 8, 1942; attended…

Hugh Joseph ADDONIZIO, Congress, NJ (1914-1981)

ADDONIZIO Hugh Joseph , a Representative from New Jersey; born in Newark, Essex County, N.J., January 31, 1914; attended the public schools; graduated from West Side High School, Newark, N.J., in…

CALLAWAY, Howard Hollis (Bo), Congress, GA (1927)

CALLAWAY Howard Hollis (Bo) , a Representative from Georgia; born in LaGrange, Troup County, Ga., April 2, 1927; attended the public schools of LaGrange and Hamilton in Georgia; graduated from…

William Philip (Phil) GRAMM, Congress, TX (1942)

Senate Years of Service: 1985-2002 Party: Republican GRAMM William Philip (Phil) , a Representative and a Senator from Texas; born in Fort Benning, Muscogee County, Ga., July 8, 1942; attended the…