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Eurith D. Rivers

AKA Eurith Dickinson Rivers

Born: 5-Dec-1895
Birthplace: Center Point, AR
Died: 11-Jun-1967
Location of death: Lakeland, GA
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, City Cemetery, Lakeland, GA

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Georgia, 1937-41

Father: James Matthew Rivers
Mother: Millie Annie Wilkerson
Wife: Mattie Lucille Lashley (m. 1914, one son, one daughter)
Son: Eurith Dickinson, Jr.
Daughter: Geraldine

    University: Young Harris College (1914)
    Law School: La Salle Extension University (1923)

    Governor of Georgia (12-Jan-1937 to 14-Jan-1941)
    Georgia State House of Representatives (1933-37)
    Georgia State Senate (1926-27)
    Georgia State House of Representatives (1925-26)
    Lanier County News Editor
    Georgia State Official Attorney, Grady County
    Georgia State Official Justice of the Peace, Cairo
    Democratic National Committee 1947
    Declared Martial Law 18-Dec-1939
    Embezzlement 1942 (jury deadlocked)


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