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us: Nunn, Sam


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  • Instance Of

  • Scheme Membership(s)

  • Collection Membership(s)

  • Variants

    • us: Nunn, Samuel Augustus
  • Additional Information

    • Birth Date

        19380908
    • Birth Place

        (naf) Macon (Ga.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Washington (D.C.)
    • Associated Locale

        (naf) Atlanta (Ga.)
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Georgia Institute of Technology
        • Affiliation Start: 1956
        • Affiliation End: 1959
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Emory University
        • Affiliation End: 1961
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Emory University. Lamar School of Law
        • Affiliation End: 1962
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Georgia. General Assembly. House of Representatives
        • Affiliation Start: 1968
        • Affiliation End: 1972
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) United States. Congress. Senate
        • Affiliation Start: 19721108
        • Affiliation End: 19970103
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) King & Spalding
        • Affiliation Start: 1997
        • Affiliation End: 2003
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Sam Nunn School of International Affairs at the Georgia Institute of Technology
    • Has Affiliation

        • Organization: (naf) Democratic Party (U.S.)
    • Gender

        male
    • Associated Language

        eng
    • Field of Activity

        law
          government
            legislature
          • Occupation

              (lcsh) Legislators
                (lcsh) Lawyers
            • Sources

              • found: His Policy, troops, and the NATO alliance, 1974: title page (Sam Nunn)
              • found: Am. leaders, 1789-1991, c1991: p. 290 (Nunn, Samuel Augustus; Dem. Ga.; b. Sept. 8, 1938; U.S. Senate, 1972- )
              • found: Biog. dir. of the United States Congress 1774-present, accessed Apr. 16, 2012: (Nunn, Samuel Augustus, Senator from Georgia; b. Macon, Bibb County, Ga., Sept. 8, 1938; educated in the public schools of Perry, Ga.; attended Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga., 1956-1959; graduated, Emory Univ., Atlanta, Ga., 1961; received a law degree from the same university 1962; served in the U.S. Coast Guard, 1959-1960, Reserve 1960-1968; admitted to the Georgia bar in 1962 and commenced practice in Perry; farmer; member, Georgia house of representatives 1968-1972; elected in special election on Nov. 7, 1972, as Democrat to U.S. Senate to fill the vacancy caused by the death of Richard B. Russell for the term ending Jan. 3, 1973, and at the same time elected for the six-year term ending January 3, 1979; reelected in 1978, 1984 and 1990 and served from Nov. 8, 1972, to Jan. 3, 1997; was not a candidate for reelection in 1996; chairman, Committee on Armed Services (One-Hundredth through One Hundred Third Congresses); partner, King & Spalding law firm in Atlanta, Ga., 1997-2003; distinguished professor, Sam Nunn School of International Affairs, Georgia Institute of Technology, Atlanta, Ga.)
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