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This Day in Georgia History

November 04, 1834

Allen Candler Born

Future Georgia governor Allen D. Candler was born in Auraria, Georgia. Elected by Georgia voters to two two-year terms (1893-1902), Candler died in Atlanta on Oct. 26, 1910. Four years after his death, the General Assembly created a new county in southeast Georgia and named it for him.

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Source: Photo: Ed Jackson