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Joseph Lester "Jody" Powell, Jr
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Birth: Sep. 30, 1943
Cordele
Crisp County
Georgia, USA
Death: Sep. 14, 2009
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA

Mr. Powell served as White House Press Secretary under the Carter Administration from 1977 - 1981. He was one of President Carter's trusted advisors.

Prior to this post, he served as Jimmy Carter's campaign driver to the press secretary and a key advisor in the Georgia State House.

Powell and other close Carter ades became known as the so-caled "Georgia Mafia.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joseph Lester Powell (1907 - 1975)
  June Marie Williamson Powell (1918 - 2013)
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Eugene J. Henderson
Record added: Sep 14, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 41958385
Joseph Lester Jody Powell, Jr
Added by: Olivia Williamson Braddy
 
Joseph Lester Jody Powell, Jr
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Joseph Lester Jody Powell, Jr
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Remembering you
- Steve
 Added: Aug. 15, 2016

- Anonymous
 Added: Jun. 9, 2016
Jody, I leave you this beautiful Flag in honor of your Antietam speech. We're very proud to call you Cousin.
- Olivia Williamson Braddy
 Added: Jan. 25, 2013
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