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Isakson, Johnny, 1944-


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    • found: The Georgia gang. [2009-05-03], c2009: name spoken (Johnny Isakson)
    • found: United States Senate webpage, viewed Aug. 6, 2009 Senator Johnny Isakson biography (Johnny Isakson, senator from Georgia, former realtor, served 17 years in the Georgia legislature, elected to the US House of Reps. in 1999, elected to the Senate in 2004, graduated from the University of Georgia in 1966)
    • found: Biog. dir. of the U.S. Congress website, May 17, 2013: (Isakson, Johnny, a Senator and a Representative from Georgia; born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., December 28, 1944; graduated from the University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1966; served in the Georgia Air National Guard 1966-1972; member of the Georgia state general assembly, 1976-1990; unsuccessful candidate for election as Governor of Georgia 1990; member of the Georgia state senate 1993-1996; unsuccessful candidate for election to the United States Senate in 1996; chair of the Georgia board of education 1996; elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Sixth Congress by special election to fill the vacancy created when United States Representative Newt Gingrich did not take his seat in the One Hundred Sixth Congress; reelected to the two succeeding Congresses (February 23, 1999-January 3, 2005); was not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives, but was elected to the United States Senate in 2004; reelected in 2010 for the term ending January 3, 2017)
    • found: Wikipedia website, May 21, 2013: (John Hardy "Johnny" Isakson (born December 28, 1944) is the junior United States Senator from Georgia and a member of the Republican Party; previously he represented Georgia's 6th Congressional district in the House; in 1974 Isakson first ran for the Georgia House of Representatives in an eastern Cobb County district and lost; he ran again in 1976 and won; he served seven terms in the House; he won re-election unopposed in 1984 and 1988; in the last four terms (1983-1990) he was the Republican Minority leader)
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