Jimmy Carter is the second-oldest living former American president, serving from 1977-1981 While his presidency was not without controversy, some accomplishments were particularly significant President Carter prioritized the Department of Education, moving it out of the Department of Health and Human Services In 1977, Carter established the US Department of Energy after the energy crisis of the 1970s With the Social Security amendments of 1977, Carter shored up solvency of the system In 1977, Carter sele

Georgia’s living former governors

Georgia has five living former governors, including the most famous, Jimmy Carter.

Carter was governor of Georgia from 1971 to 1975, before his successful campaign for president.

Here are four other living former governors of Georgia:

  • Joe Frank Harris, Democrat, served 1983 to 1991.
  • Roy Barnes, Democrat, served 1999 to 2003
  • Sonny Perdue, Republican, served 2003 to 2011.
  • Nathan Deal, Republican, served from 2011 to 2019.

Here is a list of other Georgia governors who served since 1960.

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