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Legacy to Legend: Winners Make It Happen

Floyd Griffin

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256 pages. Dimensions: 8.8in. x 5.9in. x 0.6in.The Honorable Floyd L. Griffin Jr. with President Barack Obama, the first African American President of the United States. Griffin was first African American to be elected to the Georgia State Senate from the Twenty-fifth legislative district, an area with a majority of white voters. In 1998 Griffin was candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia. In 2002, Griffin continued to do what political experts said was impossible by becoming the first African American mayor of the Old Capitol City of Georgia, Milledgeville. This item ships from multiple locations. Your book may arrive from Roseburg,OR, La Vergne,TN. Bookseller Inventory # 9781441590954

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Title: Legacy to Legend: Winners Make It Happen

Publisher: Xlibris Corporation

Binding: Paperback

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The Honorable Floyd L Griffin Jr with President Barack Obama the first African American President of the United States Griffin was first African American to be elected to the Georgia State Senate from the Twenty fifth legislative district an area with a majority of white voters In 1998 Griffin was candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia In 2002 Griffin continued to do what political experts said was impossible by becoming the first African American mayor of the Old Capitol City of Georgia Milledgeville At different times in his life Floyd Griffin has been a cadet Vietnam Helicopter Pilot Army Colonel football coach professor businessman state senator and mayor Throughout his life of change and challenges Floyd Griffin has always been dedicated to public service In 1994 Griffin did what political experts said was impossible He literally stormed onto the political scene and defeated an incumbent Georgia State Senator The victory made Griffin the first African American in modern times to be elected in a rural legislature district containing a majority of white voters In 2000 Griffin continued to do what political experts said was impossible by becoming the first African American mayor of the Old Capitol City of Milledgeville GA The Honorable Floyd Griffin served as Senator of Georgia s Twenty fifth District for two terms In the Georgia Senate Griffin was Chairman of the Interstate Cooperation Committee and served on the Defense and Veteran s Affairs Health and Human Services Higher Education Local and State government operations and the powerful Rules committees In 1998 Griffin was candidate for Lieutenant Governor of Georgia His candidacy for Lieutenant Governor made him the first African American to run for that office in modern times Griffin was elected Mayor of the city of Milledgeville for the term 2002 2006 He was the sixty seventh Mayor to serve Former Mayor Griffin served on the Board of Directors of the National Cent

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