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Ellis Black
R - Valdosta
District 174
  • Capitol Address
  • 304-A Coverdell Legislative Office Building
  • Atlanta, GA 30334
  • 404.656.3932 - Office
  • District Address
  • 5900 Jumping Gully Road
  • Valdosta, GA 31601
  • 229.559.7546 - Office
  • 229.559.1592 - Fax
  • Sworn in to Georgia House of Representatives, January 8, 2001
  • Sworn in to Georgia Senate January 12, 2015
Occupation - Farmer
Birthday - July 28
Spouse - Aletha
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