W. S. Stuckey, Jr.

Williamson Sylvester Stuckey Jr. ( born May 25, 1935 in Eastman, Georgia ) is an American politician. Between 1967 and 1977 he represented the state of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives.

Career

W. S. Stuckey attended until 1952 the Woodward Academy in College Park. Then he studied until 1959 at the University of Georgia in Athens. Between 1958 and 1966 he was president of several family- owned companies.

Politically, Stuckey was a member of the Democratic Party. In the congressional elections of 1966, he was appointed as their candidate in the eighth constituency of Georgia in the U.S. House of Representatives in Washington DC chosen, where he became the successor of J. Russell Tuten on January 3, 1967. After four elections he was able to complete in Congress until January 3, 1977 five legislative sessions. During this time, ended the Vietnam War. In 1974, the Watergate scandal overshadowed the work of the Congress. While Stuckey's time in the U.S. House of Representatives the 25th and the 26th Amendment to the Constitution were adopted there.

In 1976, W. S. Stuckey gave up another run for Congress. Since then he has devoted himself to family- owned enterprises. Since 1985 he is president of Stuckey 's Corp..

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