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DEAL, John Nathan, a Representative from Georgia; born in Millen, Jenkins County, Ga.,
August 25, 1942; attended public schools in Washington County, Ga.; B.A.,
Mercer University, Macon, Ga., 1964; J.D., Mercer University School of Law,
Macon, Ga., 1966; United States Army, 1966-1968; lawyer, private practice;
assistant district attorney, Northeastern Judicial Circuit, 1970-1971; judge of
the juvenile court of Hall County, Ga., 1971-1972; Hall County, Ga., attorney,
1977-1979; member of the Georgia state senate, 1981-1993; elected as a Democrat
to the One Hundred Third and to the succeeding Congress, changed his party
affiliation to Republican on April 10, 1995 (January 3, 1993-April 10, 1995);
elected as a Republican to the One Hundred Fifth Congress and to the six
succeeding Congresses until his resignation on March 21, 2010 (January 3,
1997-March 21, 2010); Governor of Georgia, 2011-present.