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  Callaway, Howard "Bo"
<-  1997-01-01  
NameHoward "Bo" Callaway
Columbus, Georgia , United States
Born April 02, 1927
DiedMarch 15, 2014 (86 years)
ContributorThomas Walker
Last ModifedRob Ritchie
Dec 26, 2017 08:28pm
Tags U.S. Army -
InfoFirst Georgia Republican since Reconstruction to win election to the U.S. House of Representatives (1964). First Georgia Republican since Reconstruction to win the popular vote in a gubernatorial election (1966). Secretary of the Army for Nixon, then Ford, as well as campaign manager for Ford (1976).

April 2, 1927 Born, LaGrange, GA

1944-45 Student, Georgia Institute of Technology

1945-49 B.S., United States Military Academy

1949-52 1st Lieutenant, United States Army

1953-64 Member, Board of Regents, University System of Georgia

1953-70 President, Callaway Gardens

1956-70 President, Ida Cason Callaway Foundation

1958-64 Director, Trust Company of Georgia

1960-64 Director, Georgia Power Company

1965-66 U.S. Representative from Georgia

1966 Republican candidate for Governor of Georgia

1966-73 Chairman, Freedom's Foundation at Valley Forge, PA

1968-73 Republican National Committeeman from Georgia; Vice Chairman, Republican National Committee

1970-73 President, Interfinancial, Inc.; civilian aide to Secretary of the Army

1975-76 Chairman, President Ford Committee

1976-Present Chairman of the Board, Crested Butte Mountain Resort, Crested Butte, CO

1980 Candidate for the Republican nomination to the U.S. Senate from Colorado

1981-87 Chairman, Colorado Republican Party

1987-Present Chairman, GOPAC (a Republican political action committee)


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 00, 1998 12:00am Interview Interview Howard Callaway  Not Available None Entered 

Importance? 8.00000 Average

Daughter Betsy Considine 0000-

  01/29/1993 RNC Chair Lost 10.73% (-33.17%)
  09/09/1980 CO US Senate - R Primary Lost 30.12% (-0.73%)
  05/15/1973 Secretary of the Army Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1966 GA Governor Lost 46.55% (+0.31%)
  11/03/1964 GA District 3 Won 57.22% (+14.47%)
GA Attorney General - Nov 02, 2010 D Ken Hodges
GA Insurance Commissioner - R Primary - Jul 20, 2010 R Seth Harp
GA Lt. Governor - R Primary - Jul 18, 2006 R Ralph Reed
GA US Senate - R Primary - Jul 20, 2004 R Michael A. "Mac" Collins
US President - R Primaries - Jul 01, 1976 R Gerald R. Ford