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Marvin Griffin

Marvin Griffin

Samuel Marvin Griffin, Sr. was an American politician from the U.S. state of Georgia. A lifelong Democrat, Griffin was a native of Bainbridge, Georgia. He served as the 72nd Governor of Georgia from 1955 to 1959, where he supported educational segregation and opposed the integration of Georgian schools. After the end of his gubernatorial tenure, he returned to his native Bainbridge and entered the real estate business, helping to found the Bainbridge College in 1970. He worked on the college's board of directors and died from lung cancer in 1982, his efforts to keep Georgian schools segregated having failed. ... more on Wikipedia

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