David Perdue

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David Perdue
David Perdue, Official Portrait, 114th Congress.jpg
United States Senator
from Georgia
Assumed office
January 3, 2015
Serving with Kelly Loeffler
Preceded bySaxby Chambliss
Personal details
Born (1949-12-10) December 10, 1949 (age 70)
Macon, Georgia
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Bonnie Dunn Perdue
Children2
ResidenceSea Island, Georgia
Alma materGeorgia Institute of Technology
OccupationBusinessman
WebsiteSenate website
Campaign website

David Perdue (born December 10, 1949) is the senior United States Senator from Georgia. He is a member of the U.S. Republican Party and has been in Senate since January 3, 2015.[1]

Perdue was born on December 10, 1949 in Macon, Georgia. The Perdue family had been wealthy in Georgia for some time, owning land and slaves during the 19th century.[2] David Perdue graduated from the Georgia Institute of Technology. He is married to Bonnie Dunn Perdue, and they have two children. His cousin Sonny Perdue is the United States Secretary of Agriculture.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Perdue, David". Office of Art and Archives and Office of the Historian, The United States Congress. Retrieved July 9, 2015.
  2. Wynn-Perdue, Gervaise (1984). James A. Perdue and descendants, 1822-1984. Warner Robins, Georgia: G. Wynn-Perdue. pp. 458–461. ISBN 978-0-9613474-0-6.

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