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Crawford Pilcher oral history interview 1989 February 23

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Creator: Pilcher, Crawford
Kuhn, Cliff
Title: Crawford Pilcher oral history interview 1989 February 23
Date: 1989 Feb. 23
Description: Local identification number: Pilcher, C_19890223_(P1989-06)

Crawford Pilcher served in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1937 to 1941, as assistant Attorney General from 1943 to 1945, in the Georgia Senate from 1949 to 1950, and the Public Service Commission from 1953 to 1972.

Among topics discussed: Personal background; "Little New Deal" under Governor E. D. Rivers; the Rivers administration; Cocking affair; Pilcher as Assistant Attorney General; railroad freight case; Fred Hand; Jimmy Pippin; the Henry Grady Hotel; Roy Harris; Ham Lokey; Jack Ray; James Carmichael; Eugene Talmadge; three-governor controversy; Henry Duckworth; Talmadge's campaign for governor; Bill Hartsfield; County Unit System; Marvin Thompson; Georgia Power and Light rate inequity; SEC; Federal Power Commission; NARUC (National Association of Rural Utility Companies); Southern Natural Gas lawsuit; Georgia Power rate case; Southern Bell rates; Knowles Davis; Properties Commission; Southern Railroad; Stone Mountain Memorial Association; 1968 Democratic National Convention; leaving Democratic party; Smyrna Federal Savings and Loan.

Subjects: Apportionment (Election law)--Georgia | Public utilities--Georgia | Georgia Power Company | Southern Bell Telephone and Telegraph Company | Lokey, Hamilton, 1910-1996 | Talmadge, Herman E. (Herman Eugene), 1913-2002 | Stone Mountain Confederate Monumental Association | United States. Federal Power Commission
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Related Materials: Georgia Government Documentation Project | Pilcher, Crawford, Interviewed by Clifford Kuhn, 23 February 1989, P1989-06, Series B. Public Figures, Georgia Government Documentation Project, Special Collections and Archives, Georgia State University Library, Atlanta.
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