MATTINGLY, Mack Francis, (1931 - )

Senate Years of Service: 1981-1987
Party: Republican


Courtesy U.S. Senate Historical Office

MATTINGLY, Mack Francis, a Senator from Georgia; born in Anderson, Madison County, Ind., January 7, 1931; attended the public schools; graduated from Indiana University, Bloomington, 1957; served in the United States Air Force as staff sergeant 1951-1955; marketing manager, IBM Corporation 1959-1979; owner and president of M’s Inc., Georgia, 1975-1980; chair, Georgia Republican party 1975-1977; delegate and alternate delegate to Georgia and National Conventions 1964-2004; elected as a Republican to the United States Senate in 1980, and served from January 3, 1981, to January 3, 1987; chair, Republican Conference’s Committee on Committees (Ninety-ninth Congress); unsuccessful candidate for reelection; Assistant Secretary General for Defense Support, NATO, Brussels, Belgium, 1987-1990; U.S. ambassador to the Republic of the Seychelles 1992-1993; entrepreneur 1993-present; is a resident of St. Simons Island, Glynn County, Ga.