Charles Floyd Hatcher

Charles Floyd Hatcher ( born July 1, 1939 in Doerun, Colquitt County, Georgia ) is an American politician. Between 1981 and 1993 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.


Charles Hatcher attended the public schools of his home. Between 1958 and 1962 he was a soldier of the U.S. Air Force. He then continued his education until 1965 at the Georgia Southern College in Statesboro continued. After a subsequent law studies at the University of Georgia in Athens and its made ​​in 1969 admitted to the bar in Albany, he began to work in his new profession. At the same time he proposed as a member of the Democratic Party launched a political career.

Was between 1973 and 1980 Hatcher sat as an MP in the House of Representatives from Georgia. In the congressional elections of 1980 he was in the second electoral district of his state in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of Dawson Mathis on January 3, 1981. After five re- elections, he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1993 six legislative periods. There, the 27th Amendment to the Constitution was adopted in 1992.

In the primaries of his party for the congressional 1992 Hatcher lost against Sanford Bishop, who was subsequently elected as his successor in Congress. After his retirement from the U.S. House of Representatives Charles Hatcher is no longer politically have appeared. He now lives in Newton.