Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives
DEAL, John Nathan (1942-)

DEAL, JOHN NATHAN, A Representative from Georgia; born in Millen, Jenkins County, Ga., August 25, 1942; attended public schools in Washington County, Ga.; B.A., Mercer University, Macon, Ga., 1964; J.D., Mercer University School of Law, Macon, Ga., 1966; United States Army, 1966-1968; lawyer, private practice; assistant district attorney, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, 1970-1971; judge of the juvenile court of Hall County, Ga., 1971-1972; Hall County, Ga., attorney, 1977-1979; member of the Georgia state senate, 1981-1993; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Third and to the succeeding Congress, changed his party affiliation to Republican on April 10, 1995 (January 3, 1993-April 10, 1995); elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth Congress and to the six succeeding Congresses until his resignation on March 21, 2010 (January 3, 1997-March 21, 2010); Governor of Georgia, 2011-2019.

Georgia State University
Special Collections and Archives
Atlanta, GA
Oral history: In the Ken Posten oral history interview, 1994, 2 audiotapes.
Persons represented include J. Nathan Deal.


University of Georgia Libraries
Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies
Athens, GA
Papers: Dates and amount unknown.
The papers of Nathan Deal have not yet been processed.

Photographs: In the C. Donald (Don) Johnson Papers, Record Group E: Photographs, 1987-2000, 1 linear foot.
Persons represented include Nathan Deal.

Papers: In the Eunice L. Mixon Papers, ca. 1970-2000, 3 linear feet.
The papers include a Nathan Deal Inauguration cup.

Oral history: In the Reflections on Georgia Politics Oral History Collection, 2006-2010, 149 video interviews.
An oral history interview was conducted by Bob Short with Nathan Deal on February 1, 2007. The transcript and video of the interview are available on the Russell Library website.