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5-4-2012

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Seven Governors Marker Monroe GA.

This marker signifies that seven governors have lived in Walton County, Georgia. It is on City hall in Munroe.

The text reads as : Seven Governors have lived in Walton County.

" Walton County has been the home either through birth or short residence of the following Georgia Chief Executives:

WILSON LUMPKIN (1831-1835)

ALFRED HOLT COLQUITT (1877-1882)

JAMES S. BOYNTON (1883)

HENRY D. McDANIEL (1883-1886)

CLIFFORD WALKER (1923-1927)

RICHARD B. RUSSELL, JR. (1931-1933)

Two of these illustrious sons, Colquitt and Russell, became United States Senators. Richard B. Hubbard, born on a plantation in Walton County in 1836, later moved to Texas and became Governor of that state."

GEORGIA HISTORICAL COMMISSION 1955

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33.79250000, -83.71260000

Keywords

Taylor, George Lansing, Jr.; Lance Taylor; Photographers -- Florida --Jacksonville; Photograph collections -- Florida -- Jacksonville,Seven Governors Marker; Wilson Lumpkin; Alfred Holt Colquitt; James S. Boynton; Henry D. McDaniel; Clifford Walker; Richard B. Russell, Jr.; Historical marker --- Georgia --- Munroe --- Walton County.

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