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1 Title:   J. B. Fuqua Public Service Papers  Requires cookie*
  Creator:   Fuqua, John Brooks (J.B.), 1918-2006  
  Dates:   1948-1999  
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The J.B. Fuqua Public Service Papers detail the political career of self-made businessman and philanthropist, J.B. Fuqua. Fuqua was born and raised in Prince Edward County, Virginia before settling in Augusta, Georgia with his family. His primary business was ownership of WJBF television and radio stations. Fuqua became involved with politics in 1957 when he was elected to the Georgia House of Representatives for Richmond County where he served four terms. During his tenure as a politician, Fuqua was responsible for helping Carl Sanders become elected as governor in 1962 and also served as a member of the Democratic National Convention Committee in 1964. The collection includes papers detailing Fuqua's involvement with the Georgia Democratic Party, photographs, campaign memorabilia, and audiovisual materials.
 
  Identifier:   RBRL/249/JBF  
  Repository:   Richard B. Russell Library for Political Research and Studies  
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