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Lester Maddox
  • Name: Lester Maddox
  • Born: 09/30/1915
  • Died: 06/25/2003 (87 years old)

Lester Garfield Maddox Sr. (September 30, 1915 – June 25, 2003) was an American politician who served as the 75th Governor of the U.S. state of Georgia from 1967 to 1971. A populist Democrat, Maddox came to prominence as a staunch segregationist when he refused to serve black customers in his Atlanta restaurant, in violation of the Civil Rights Act of 1964. He later served as Lieutenant Governor during the period when Jimmy Carter was Governor.

Birth Name: Lester Garfield Maddox

Alias: Lester Garfield Maddox

Party: Democratic

Birth Place: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Death Place: Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.

Source: Wikipedia

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