Historic Markers Across Georgia



Talmadge Home



Marker ID: GHM 134-1
Location: US 23 about 4 miles southeast of McRae, GA
County: Telfair
Coordinates: N 32° 2.269    W 082° 50.601
  32.03782189    -82.8433511
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2WF
Talmadge Home Marker
Photo by tarvol_2000



Text:

This house was the home of two distinguished Governors of Georgia - father and son.
Eugene Talmadge, b. Sept. 23, 1884 in Monroe Co. served as Chief Executive 1933- 37, 1941- 43, and was elected for a fourth term, 1947- 51, but died in Dec. 1946 before inauguration.

Herman Eugene Talmadge, b. on Aug. 9, 1913 on this site, was elected Governor by legislature and served Jan. 14 to Mar. 18, 1947. He was later elected by the people to serve the last two years of his father`s term, Nov. 17, 1948 to Jan 1, 1951, then overwhelmingly re-elected to full term 1951- 53.

GHM 134-7 Georgia Historical Commission 1952



 

 

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