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

Theoretical Expertise Ranking:
    Experts
Individuals with PhDs and JDs or equivalent advanced degrees in fields relevant to the ACLU. Also top-level government officials (such as foreign leaders, US presidents, Founding Fathers, Supreme Court Justices, members of legislative bodies, cabinet members, military leaders, etc.) with positions relevant to the ACLU.
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?