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Charles Weltner (1927-1992)

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Creator:Lewis, Catherine M.
Title:Charles Weltner (1927-1992)
Date:2005 Sept. 1

Encyclopedia article about Charles Weltner who was a moderate and respected leader in Georgia law and politics. As a U.S. congressman, he was an outspoken opponent of segregation. Weltner also served as an associate justice of the Supreme Court of Georgia. He attended Oglethorpe University in Atlanta and Columbia University in New York City.

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Subjects:Weltner, Charles Longstreet | Politicians--Georgia | Legislators--United States | Georgia. Supreme Court | Judges--Georgia | Georgia
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press | 2005-09-01
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