Saxby Chambliss

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Saxby Chambliss
Saxby Chambliss.jpg
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
January 3, 2003 – January 3, 2015
Preceded byMax Cleland
Succeeded byDavid Perdue
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 8th district
In office
January 3, 1995 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byJ. Roy Rowland
Succeeded byMac Collins[1]
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition and Forestry
In office
January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2007
Preceded byThad Cochran
Succeeded byTom Harkin
Personal details
BornClarence Saxby Chambliss
(1943-11-10) November 10, 1943 (age 75)
Warrenton, North Carolina
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)
Julianne Chambliss (m. 1968)
Children2
ResidenceMoultrie, Georgia
Alma materLouisiana Tech University
University of Georgia (B.B.A.)
University of Tennessee (J.D.)
OccupationLawyer
ReligionEpiscopalian

Clarence Saxby Chambliss (born November 10, 1943) is a former American politician. He served as a United States Senator of Georgia from 2003 to 2015. A member of the Republican Party, he previously served as a U.S. Representative (1995–2003).

On January 25, 2013, Chambliss announced that he would not be running for a third term.[2]

Chambliss was born on November 10, 1943 in Warrenton, North Carolina.[3] He studied at Louisiana Tech University, at the University of Georgia, and at the University of Tennessee. Chambliss has been married to Julianne Chambliss since 1968. They had two children.

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  1. In 2002 Georgia was redistricted as per the 2000 Census and some districts were renumbered. Democrat Jim Marshall took the seat in Georgia's 3rd congressional district, which was substantially the same as the old 8th district Chambliss represented.
  2. http://www.ajc.com/news/news/us-sen-saxby-chambliss-announce-retirement/nT6pp/
  3. "R. Saxby Chambliss." Biography Resource Center Online. Gale Group, 2002. Reproduced in Biography Resource Center. Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale, 2009.

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