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For the country of Georgia, see this article: Georgia.
|Nickname||Empire State of the South|
|Governor||Nathan Deal, R|
|Senator||Saxby Chambliss, R |
|Senator||Johnny Isakson, R |
|Ratification of Constitution/or statehood||January 2, 1788|
Georgia is a state in the southern United States. It was one of the original thirteen British colonies in the United States. It joined the Confederate States of America, Confederacy, before the beginning of the American Civil War. The capital and largest city is Atlanta.
- Sen. Saxby Chambliss (R)
- Sen. Johnny Isakson (R)
- Rep. Jack Kingston [R, GA-1]
- Rep. Sanford Bishop [D, GA-2]
- Rep. Lynn Westmoreland [R, GA-3]
- Rep. Henry Johnson [D, GA-4]
- Rep. John Lewis [D, GA-5]
- Rep. Tom Price [R, GA-6]
- Rep. Rob Woodall [R, GA-7]
- Rep. Austin Scott [R, GA-8]
- Rep. Tom Graves [R, GA-9]
- Rep. Paul Broun [R, GA-10]
- Rep. John Gingrey [R, GA-11]
- Rep. John Barrow [D, GA-12]
- Rep. David Scott [D, GA-13]
- Governor Nathan Deal (R)
- Lt. Governor Casey Cagle (R)
- Secretary of State Brian Kemp (R)
- Attorney General Sam Olens (R)
- Agriculture Commissioner Gary Black (R)
- School Superintendent John Barge (R)
- Larry McDonald (1935-1983), a conservative Member of Congress, was onboard Korean Airlines Flight 007 when it was shot down by Soviet warplanes in 1983. His memory is honored in renamiong Interstate Highway 75, which runs from the Chattahoochee River northward to the Tennessee state line.
- A Forgotten Man: Congressman Larry McDonald passenger on board KAL 007 shot down by the Soviets on Sept. 1, 1983