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Famous Folks from Cherokee County Georgia


David Dean Rusk - United States Secretary of State from 1961 to 1969 under presidents John F. Kennedy and Lyndon B. Johnson.


If you have information on more famous people born in Cherokee County Georgia, please mail or email it to us. We will gladly research it and let you know if it is approved and posted.

Paulette C. Mobley
P.O. Box 36
Hiram, Georgia 30141
paulette@valuecom.com

More Famous Georgia Born People!

Ty Cobb (baseball player) - Narrows (Banks County Georgia)
Little Richard (singer) - Macon (Bibb County Georgia)
Charles Coburn (actor) - Macon (Bibb County Georgia)
Juliette Low (founder of Girl Scouts) - Savannah (Chatham County Georgia)
Conrad Aiken (poet) - Savannah (Chatham County Georgia)
Johnny Mercer (composer) - Savannah (Chatham County Georgia)
Stacy Keach (actor) - Savannah (Chatham County Georgia)
Kim Basinger (actress) - Athens (Clarke County Georgia)
Oliver Hardy (of the Laurel & Hardy team) - Harlem (Columbia County Georgia)
Harry James (big band leader & trumpeter) - Albany (Dougherty County Georgia)
Ray Charles (singer) - Albany (Dougherty County Georgia)
Jackie Robinson (baseball player) - Cairo (Grady County Georgia)
Johnny Mize (baseball player) - Demorest (Habersham County Georgia)
Trisha Yearwood (singer) - Monticello (Jasper County Georgia)
Billy Joe Royal (singer) - Valdosta (Lowndes County Georgia)
Blind Willie McTell (blues singer) - Thomson (McDuffie County Georgia)
Claude Akins (actor) - Nelson (Pickens County Georgia)
Alice Walker (author - The Color Purple) - Eatonton (Putnam County Georgia)
Joel Chandler Harris (author - Uncle Remus) - Eatonton (Putnam County Georgia)
Lawrence Fishburne (actor) - Augusta (Richmond County Georgia)
Amy Grant (singer) - Augusta (Richmond County Georgia)
Hulk Hogan (wrestler) - Augusta (Richmond County Georgia)
Jimmy Carter (39th President) - Plains (Sumpter County Georgia)
Otis Redding (singer) - Dawson (Terrell County Georgia)
Joanne Woodward (actress) - Thomasville (Thomas County Georgia)
Burt Reynolds (actor) - Waycross (Ware County Georgia)



LINKS



History and General Information

Roadside Georgia
Sherpa Guides – An Illustrated Travelers Guide to the Civil War in Georgia
American Civil War Home Page
ePodunk
Our Georgia History
Georgia Magazine
Chamber of Commerce
Cherokee County Sheriff’s Office
Cherokee County School System


Special Interest Sites

Georgia Department of Transportation Special Interest Projects
Georgia State Parks & Historic Sites
Georgia On My Mind
Online Highways
Cherokee County Humane Society
Georgia Outdoor Recreation and Adventure Guide
Atlanta Regional Commission
CherokeeLink


Geneology

SEGeneology.com
Cherokee County Georgia Genealogy



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