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BIOGRAPHIES
Source:
The Standard History of
Georgia & Georgians
Vol. III
By Lucian Lamar Knight
Publ. The Lewis Publishing Company
Chicago : New York
Publ. 1917

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ALLEN D. CANDLER, governor and author; born in Auraria, Lumpkin County, Georgia, Nov. 4, 1834; died in Atlanta, Georgia.  He was graduated from Mercer University in 1859 and began to teach at Jonesboro, being founder of the Clayton High School.  He entered the Confederate service in 1861 and a private, was elected lieutenant and rose to colonel.  After the war he settled in Gainesville, of which city he was elected mayor i 1872.  He served as representative in the Legislature, and then as state senator, then in the United States House of Representatives.  He was secretary of state in 1894, and was governor from 1898 to 1902.  He was, after the expiration of his term as governor, commissioned by the state to compile the Colonial, Revolutionary and Confederate records of Georgia.  In this work he was engaged at the time of his death.  HE had already published several volumes of the records.  He was also co-editor with Gen. Clement A. Evans of the "Encyclopedia of Georgia."
Source: The Standard History of Georgia & Georgians - Vol. III - By Lucian Lamar Knight - Publ. The Lewis Publishing Company - Chicago : New York - Publ. 1917 - Page 1749

WARREN A. CHANDLER

Source: The Standard History of Georgia & Georgians - Vol. III - By Lucian Lamar Knight - Publ. The Lewis Publishing Company - Chicago : New York - Publ. 1917 - Page 1750

THOMAS HOLLEY CHIVERS

Source: The Standard History of Georgia & Georgians - Vol. III - By Lucian Lamar Knight - Publ. The Lewis Publishing Company - Chicago : New York - Publ. 1917 - Page 1750

 

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