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Stone Mountain Memorial

(Encyclopedia) Stone Mountain Memorial, memorial to the Confederacy, consisting of the equestrian figures of Robert E. Lee, Stonewall Jackson, and Jefferson Davis carved on the northern…

Decatur

(Encyclopedia) Decatur. 1 City (1990 pop. 48,761), seat of Morgan co., N Ala., on the Tennessee River; inc. 1826. It has shipyards, port traffic, and diverse industries,…

Borglum, Gutzon

(Encyclopedia) Borglum, Gutzon (John Gutzon de la Mothe Borglum) gŭt´sən dĕ l´ə mät bôr´gləm [key], 1867–1941, American sculptor, b. Idaho; son of a Danish immigrant physician and…

Atlanta

(Encyclopedia) Atlanta ətlăn´tə, ăt– [key], city (1990 pop. 394,017), state capital and seat of Fulton co., NW Ga., on the Chattahoochee R. and Peachtree Creek, near the Appalachian…

Patrick Lynn SWINDALL, Congress, GA (1950)

SWINDALL, Patrick Lynn, a Representative from Georgia; born in Gadsden, Ala., October 18, 1950; attended public schools; B.A., University of Georgia, 1972; J.D., University of Georgia School…

Georgia

(Encyclopedia) Georgia jôr´jə , state in the SE United States, the last of the Thirteen Colonies to be founded. It is bordered by Florida (S), Alabama (W), Tennessee and North…

James Curran DAVIS, Congress, GA (1895-1981)

DAVIS, James Curran, a Representative from Georgia; born in Franklin, Heard County, Ga., May 17, 1895; attended the public schools, Reinhardt College, Waleska, Ga., and Emory College, Oxford,…

William Schley HOWARD, Congress, GA (1875-1953)

HOWARD, William Schley, (cousin of Augustus O. Bacon), a Representative from Georgia; born in Kirkwood, De Kalb County, Ga., June 29, 1875; attended Neel's Academy; was a page in the State…

Georgia

Capital: Atlanta State abbreviation/Postal code: Ga./GA Governor: Nathan Deal, R (to Jan. 2019) Lieut. Governor: Casey Cagle, R (to Jan. 2019) Senators: Johnny Isakson, R (to Jan. 2023); David…

World Cup Preview: 2006

A third of the world will be tuned in from June 9 to July 9, 2006 by Chris Frantz Related Links World Cup Through the Years World Cup Winners All-Time World Cup LeadersAll-Time…