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Richard Russell Jr.

United States Senator from Georgia, 1933-1971

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Richard Brevard Russell Jr. was an American politician. A member of the Democratic Party, he served as the 66th Governor of Georgia from 1931 to 1933 before serving in the United States Senate for almost 40 years, from 1933 to 1971. Russell was a founder and leader of the conservative coalition that dominated Congress from 1937 to 1963, and at his death was the most senior member of the Senate. He was for decades a leader of Southern opposition to the civil rights movement.

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Gordon State College

Public college in Barnesville, Georgia

University of Georgia

Public university located in Athens, Georgia, United States

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