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This Day in Georgia History

February 06, 1952

Talmadge Signed Resolutions

Gov. Herman Talmadge signed several joint resolutions of the General Assembly, including:

A resolution calling on Congress to call a convention to propose a constitutional amendment to repeal the Sixteenth Amendment and instead allow a maximum rate of 25 percent on any federal income, transfer, gift, or inheritance tax.
A resolution calling on Georgia’s congressional delegation to do all in its power to encourage the U.S. Navy to relocate the Naval Supply School (which then was in Bayonne, New Jersey but was scheduled for removal) to the campus of the University of Georgia’s old Normal School in Athens, Ga.
A resolution urging U.S. Senator Richard B. Russell to run for the presidency.