Eugene Talmadge

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United States, Politician
September 23, 1884December, 21, 1946.

Eugene Talmadge was an American Dixiecrat politician who served two terms as the 67th Governor of Georgia from 1933 to 1937, and a third term from 1941 to 1943. Elected to a fourth term in November 1946, he died before his inauguration, scheduled for January 1947. Only Talmadge and Joe Brown, in the mid-19th century, have been elected four times as Governor of Georgia. He is well known for actively promoting segregation and white supremacy, and for advocating for racism in the Georgia university system.

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