STEPHENS, Robert Grier, Jr., (great-great-nephew of Alexander Hamilton Stephens), a Representative from Georgia; born in Atlanta, Fulton County, Ga., August 14, 1913; graduated from Boys High School, Atlanta, Ga., 1931; A.B., University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1935; M.A., University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1937; LL.B., University of Georgia Law School, Athens, Ga., 1941; attended the University of Hamburg, Germany, 1935-1936; United States Army, 1941-1946; faculty, University of Georgia, Athens, Ga.; legal staff of Mr. Justice Jackson at the Nuremberg trials of major Nazi war criminals; lawyer, private practice; city attorney of Athens, Ga., 1947-1950; member of the Georgia state senate, 1951-1953; member of the Georgia state house of representatives, 1953-1959; delegate, Democratic National Convention, 1964; elected as a Democrat to the Eighty-seventh and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1961-January 3, 1977); was not a candidate for reelection to the Ninety-fifth Congress in 1976; died on February 20, 2003, in Athens, Ga.; interment in Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, Clarke County, Ga.

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Representative 01/03/1961 01/03/1977 10 House of Representatives GA
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