Nan Grogan Orrock

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Nan Grogan Orrock
Nan Grogan Orrock 2008.jpg
Orrock in 2008
Member of the Georgia Senate
from the 36th district
Assumed office
Preceded by Sam Zamarripa
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 58th district
In office
Personal details
Born (1943-11-08) November 8, 1943 (age 73)
Abingdon, Virginia
Political party Democratic Party
Children 2
Residence Atlanta, Georgia
Alma mater Mary Washington College (B.A.)
Committees Agriculture and Consumer Affairs
Religion Unitarian Universalist

Nan Grogan Orrock (born November 8, 1943) is a Democratic state senator in the Georgia State Senate for the district 36. Following the 2006 retirement of State Senator Sam Zamarripa, Orrock was a candidate for his district; in the Democratic primary held on July 18, 2006 Orrock defeated Grace Davis to win a seat in the State Senate since she has no Republican opponent for the general election. She was sworn into office in 2007. She was previously a member of the Georgia House of Representatives from 1987, representing the 58th district. She was the Vice-Chair of the House Democratic Caucus and the former Majority Whip. Orrock was once a member of American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC), but has since been critical of their influence.[1]


  1. ^ This is how corrupt our political system is MassReport. Original publisher WXIA. Accessed 20 May 2016.

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