Attorney General of Georgia

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The attorney general of Georgia is the chief law enforcement officer and lawyer for the U.S. state of Georgia. The attorney general is elected to a four-year term at the same time as elections are held for Governor and other offices.

The current attorney general is Sam Olens.

Attorneys General, 1776-present[edit]

  • Williams Stephens 1776-1780
  • John Milledge 1780-1781
  • Samuel Stirk 1781-1785
  • Nathaniel Pendleton 1785-1786
  • Matthew McAllister 1787-1791
  • George Walker 1792-1795
  • David Brydie Mitchell 1796-1806
  • Robert Walker 1807-1808
  • John Hamil 1808
  • John Forsyth 1808-1811
  • Alexander M. Allen 1811
  • Richard Henry Wilde 1811-1813
  • Alexander M. Allen 1813-1816
  • Roger Lawson Gamble 1816-1822
  • Thomas F. Wells 1822-1827
  • George W. Crawford 1827-1831
  • Charles Jones Jenkins 1831-1834
  • Ebenezer Starnes 1834-1840
  • James Gardner 1840-1843
  • John J. R. Flournoy 1843-1847
  • Alpheus Colvard 1847-1851
  • John Troup Shewmake 1851-1855
  • William R. McLaws 1855-1859
  • Alpheus M. Rogers 1859-1861
  • Winder P. Johnson 1861
  • William Watts Montgomery 1861-1865
  • George Thomas Barnes 1865-1866
  • John Philpot Curren Whitehead 1866-1868
  • Henry P. Farrow 1868-1872
  • N. J. Hammond 1872-1877
  • Robert N. Ely 1877-1880
  • Clifford Anderson 1880-1890
  • George N. Lester 1890-1891
  • W. A. Little 1891-1892
  • J. M. Terrell 1892-1902
  • Boykin Wright 1902-1902
  • John C. Hart 1902-1910
  • Hewlett A. Hall 1910-1911
  • Thomas S. Felder 1911-1914
  • Warren Grice 1914-1915
  • Clifford Walker 1915-1920
  • R. A. Denny 1920-1921
  • George M. Napier 1921-1932
  • Lawrence S. Camp 1932-1932
  • M. J. Yeomans 1933-1939
  • Ellis G. Arnall 1939-1943
  • Grady Head 1943-1945
  • Eugene Cook 1945-1965
  • Arthur K. Bolton 1965-1981
  • Michael J. Bowers 1981-1997
  • Thurbert E. Baker 1997-2011
  • Sam Olens 2011-


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