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George Franklin Battles
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1877
Montgomery County
Georgia, USA
Death: Dec. 17, 1958
Decatur County
Georgia, USA

Four term State Legislative Representative (1943-1946, & 1949-1952) from Bainbridge (SW GA); formerly on staff of Governors Eugene and Herman Talmadge.
Married to Lula Ann Wise in May 1898 in Ocilla, GA. Father of two children: George Franklin, Jr. and Margaret Frances Metcalf. Seven grandchildren.
Son of John R. and Sarah Frances Holder Battles.
He came to Decatur County early 1900's as mill foreman for Cummings Lumber Co. in Lela, GA. Opened lumber mill in West Bainbridge with Leon Hodges, and built his home in Bainbridge on Shotwell Street in 1920.
His mother died in 1896, leaving three minor children to be cared for. Frank and Lula raised the three children, having no children of their own for 12 years. 
Family links: 
  John Robinson Battles (1843 - 1921)
  Margaret Frances Battles Metcalf (1910 - 1983)*
  George Franklin Battles (1913 - 1989)*
  George Franklin Battles (1877 - 1958)
  Bertha Battles Johnson (1880 - 1901)*
  Elliott E. Battle (1886 - 1966)*
  Jesse Holder Battles (1892 - 1954)*
*Calculated relationship
Oak City Cemetery
Decatur County
Georgia, USA
Created by: Wes Phinney
Record added: Nov 21, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 8111018
George Franklin Battles
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George Franklin Battles
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 Added: Feb. 4, 2006

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