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William Yates Atkinson
Birth: Nov. 11, 1854
Oakland (Meriwether County)
Meriwether County
Georgia, USA
Death: Aug. 8, 1899
Newnan
Coweta County
Georgia, USA

Georgia Governor. State Representative (Speaker of the House). Atkinson was elected to the Georgia Legislature in 1886, becoming Speaker of the House in 1892. He served as Georgia's governor from 1894 to 1898. Atkinson County in Georgia was named for him. (bio by: Evening Blues) 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  John P Atkinson (1804 - 1873)
  Theodora Phelps Atkinson (1820 - 1905)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan Cobb Milton Atkinson (1859 - 1942)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Pepper Atkinson (1842 - 1861)**
  Lucy Alice Atkinson Ellis (1849 - 1944)**
  Theodore Ellis Atkinson (1851 - 1939)*
  William Yates Atkinson (1854 - 1899)
  Thomas Alexander Atkinson (1856 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Oak Hill Cemetery
Newnan
Coweta County
Georgia, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Evening Blues
Record added: Oct 07, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7957529
William Yates Atkinson
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William Yates Atkinson
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William Yates Atkinson
Added by: Mike Dover
 
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