Nov.18, 1883 - June 1, 1981?????Sept. 19, 1887 - Nov. 16, 1950Carl Vinson, native son, farmer, lawyer, statesman, served in the United States Congress for 50 years;Chairman of the Naval Affairs Committee; Chairman of the Armed Services Committee;an advocate for Military Preparedness; He was credited with being the father of the "Two-Ocean Navy."He was a Democrat but faithfully served with nine Presidents - From Woodrow Wilson to Lyndon Johnson.In his first speech to the United States House of Representatives May 27, 1916, He said, "I devoutly hope thatthe casting of every gun and the building of every ship will be done with a prayer for the peace of America."He never forgot the people he represented. No request for information or service was ever ignored by him.He was truly a servant of all the people.
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|Date Added||Monday, October 13th, 2014 at 3:46pm PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 291948 N 3661756|
|Decimal Degrees||33.07451667, -83.22880000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 33° 4.471', W 83° 13.728'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||33° 4' 28.26" N, 83° 13' 43.68" W|
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|Area Code(s)||478, 706|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 300 W Franklin St, Milledgeville GA 31061, US|
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