Last updated on: 2/5/2009 | Author: ProCon.org

Sanford D. Bishop, Jr. Biography

Title:
Congressman (D-GA)
Position:
None Found to the question "Is the ACLU Good for America?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Jan. 2005

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Member of the House Appropriations Committee; Chairman of a Democratic House task force on homeland security, the Working Group on Defense of Physical Infrastructure and Natural Resources, 1992-Present
  • Georgia Senate, 1991-1992
  • Georgia House of Representatives, 1977-1990
  • Bishop and Buckner, P.C., partner, 1972-1996
  • US Army, Advanced Reserve Officers Training, Honorable Discharge, 1969-1971
  • Distinguished Eagle Scout Award from the Boy Scouts of America
  • Spirit of Enterprise Award from U.S. Chamber of Commerce
  • Man of the Year Award from the Men’s Progressive Club of Columbus, Georgia
  • Friend of the Children Award from the Child Advocacy Coalition
Education:
  • JD, Emory University, 1971
  • BA, Morehouse College, 1968
Other:
  • Married with one daughter
Quoted in:
  1. Would Amending the US Constitution to Allow for a Moment of Silence or Voluntary Prayer in Public School Undermine the First Amendment?