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Allen Daniel Candler

Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Georgia Governor. Served as a colonel during the Civil War, he lost an eye during battle. He was a member of the State house of representatives, then the State senate (1878 - 1879). He served as a US Representative (1883 - 1891). He was the secretary of the state of Georgia before being elected as the Governor of Georgia from 1898 to 1902. He was the State of Georgia Historian from 1903 until his death. Candler County is named for him.

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  • Added: 8 Oct 2003
  • Find A Grave Memorial 7960956
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Allen Daniel Candler (4 Nov 1834–26 Oct 1910), Find A Grave Memorial no. 7960956, citing Alta Vista Cemetery, Gainesville, Hall County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .