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Seven Governors Have Lived in Walton County



Marker ID: GHM 147-4
Location: City Hall, Ga 11 (Broad Street), Monroe
County: Walton
Coordinates: N 33° 47.55    W 083° 42.756
  33.79249954    -83.71260071
Style: Free Standing **
Waymark: WM2RW7
Seven Governors Have Lived in Walton County Marker  



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Walton County has been the home either through birth or short residence of the following Georgia Chief Executives:

WILSON LUMPKIN (1831-1835)

ALFRED HOLT COLQUITT (1877-1882)

JAMES S. BOYNTON (1883)

HENRY D. McDANIEL (1883-1886)

CLIFFORD WALKER (1923-1927)

RICHARD B. RUSSELL, JR. (1931-1933)

Two of these illustrious sons, Colquitt and Russell, became United States Senators. Richard B. Hubbard, born on a plantation in Walton County in 1836, later moved to Texas and became Governor of that state.

GHM 147-4 GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955



 

 

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