CHAMBLISS, Saxby (1943-)

CHAMBLISS, SAXBY, a Senator and a Representative from Georgia; born in Warrenton, Warren County, N.C., November 10, 1943; graduated C.E. Byrd High School, Shreveport, La.; B.A., University of Georgia, Athens 1966; J.D., University of Tennessee College of Law 1968; attorney, Moultrie, Ga.; elected as a Republican to the House of Representatives for the One Hundred Fourth and the three succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1995-January 3, 2003); not a candidate for reelection to the House of Representatives but was elected as a Republican to the U.S. Senate in 2002; reelected in 2008, and served from January 3, 2003, to January 3, 2015; chair, Committee on Agriculture, Nutrition, and Forestry (One Hundred Ninth Congress); was not a candidate for reelection in 2014.

Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies

Athens, GA
Papers: Senatorial papers.

  • U.S. Congress. Tributes Delivered in Congress: Saxby Chambliss, United States Congressman, 1995-2003, United States Senator, 2003-2015. Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office, 2015.