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Georgia State Attorneys General, 1776-2010 (May be incomplete!)
William Stephens 1776-80 William Stephens 1776 John Milledge 1780-81 Samuel Stirk 1781-85 Nathaniel Pendleton 1785-86 Matthew McAllister 1787-91 Thomas Petters Carnes 1789-92 David Brydie Mitchell 1795 John Forsyth 1808 Richard H. Wilde 1811-13 George Walker Crawford 1827 Richard W. Habersham 1830 Charles Jones Jenkins 1831 Henry P. Farrow 1868-72 Nathaniel J. Hammond 1872-77 Robert N. Ely 1877-80 Clifford Anderson 1880-90 George Nelson Lester 1890-92 William A. Little 1892 Joseph M. Terrell 1892-1902 Boykin Wright 1902 John G. Hart 1902-10 Hewlett A. Hall 1910-11 Thomas S. Felder 1911-14 Warren Grice 1914-15 Clifford M. Walker 1915-20 R. A. Denny 1920-21 George M. Napier 1921-32 Lawrence S. Camp 1932-33 Manning Jasper Yeomans 1933-39 Ellis Gibbs Arnall 1939-43 T. Grady Head 1943-45 J. Eugene Cook 1945-65 Arthur Key Bolton 1965-81 Michael J. Bowers 1981- Thurbert E. Baker 1997-2010

Events and Candidates (may be incomplete!)

  • 1892 Mar 30: George Nelson Lester, died in office.
  • 1932 May 4: George M. Napier, died in office.
  • 1997 Jun 1: Thurbert E. Baker, appointed.
  • 1998 Nov 3: Thurbert E. Baker (Dem), elected.
  • 2002 Nov 5: Thurbert E. Baker (Dem), elected.
  • 2006 Nov 7: Thurbert E. Baker (Dem), elected.
  • 2010 Jul 20: Ken Hodges (Dem), nominated; Rob Teilhet (Dem), defeated in primary.
  • 2010 Jul 20: Sam Olens (Rep), advanced to runoff; Preston W. Smith (Rep), advanced to runoff; Max Wood (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 2010 Aug 10: Sam Olens (Rep), nominated; Preston W. Smith (Rep), defeated in primary.
  • 2010 Nov 2: Sam Olens (Rep), elected; Ken Hodges (Dem), defeated; Don Smart (Libertarian), defeated.
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