JENKINS, Edgar Lanier (Ed), (1933 - 2012)


Collection of the U.S. House of Representatives, Photography Collection

JENKINS, Edgar Lanier (Ed), a Representative from Georgia; born in Young Harris, Towns County, Ga., January 4, 1933; graduated from Union County, Blairsville, Ga., 1949; A.A., Young Harris College, Young Harris, Ga., 1951; LL.B., University of Georgia, Athens, Ga., 1959; admitted to the Georgia state bar, 1958; lawyer, private practice; staff, Federal Bureau of Investigation, 1951; United States Coast Guard, 1952-1955; staff, United States Representative Phillip M. Ladrum, 1959-1962; Pickens County, Ga., attorney, 1968-1972; assistant United States attorney, Northern District of Georgia, 1962-1964; elected as a Democrat to the Ninety-fifth and to the seven succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1977-January 3, 1993); was not a candidate for renomination to the One Hundred Third Congress in 1992; died on January 1, 2012, in Atlanta, Ga.