Carl Sanders is best remembered as Georgia's first New South governor, a Democrat who provided progressive leadership for the state from 1963 to 1967. By implementing an array of reforms during a turbulent period, Sanders greatly enhanced Georgia's national image. In addition to his political achievements, he had successful careers in both business and law.
Born in Augusta on May 15, 1925, Carl Edward Sanders was the eldest of Roberta Alley and Carl T. Sanders's two sons. He excelled in athletics in high school and attended the University of Georgia on a...Read more...