Cool Colleges for Congressmembers

Emory University

The #21 National university according to U.S. News & World Report's Best Colleges 2016
Roughly 21 U.S. Congressmembers have been affiliated with the school, such as attending classes, earning a degree, or being employed by the school.

Names in bold indicate Congressmembers who are currently in office as of May 2016.

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Sanford Bishop
Representative
Democrat
GA
J.D., Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Ga., 1971
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Kathy Castor
Representative
Democrat
FL
B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1988
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David Jolly
Representative
Republican
FL
B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1994
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John Flynt
Representative
Democrat
GA
attended Emory University Law School in 1937 and 1938
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Thomas Alford
Representative
Democrat
AR
assistant professor, Emory University College of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga., 1947-1948
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James MacKay
Representative
Democrat
GA
A.B., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1940
LL.B., Emory University School of Law, Atlanta, Ga., 1947
trustee, Emory University
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Maston O'Neal
Representative
Democrat
GA
attended Lamar School of Law, Emory University
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Benjamin Blackburn
Representative
Republican
GA
graduated from the University of North Carolina in 1947, and from Emory University School of Law in 1954
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Standish Thompson
Representative
Republican
GA
attended the public schools and Russell High School in East Point, Ga., graduated from Emory University in 1949 and from Woodrow Wilson College of Law in 1957
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Samuel Nunn
Senator
Democrat
GA
graduated, Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1961
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Elliott Levitas
Representative
Democrat
GA
B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1952
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Lawrence McDonald
Representative
Democrat
GA
M. D., Emory University School of Medicine, Atlanta, Ga., 1957
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Wyche Fowler
Senator
Democrat
GA
graduated, Emory University School of Law 1969
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Newton Gingrich
Representative
Republican
GA
B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1965
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William Cobey
Representative
Republican
NC
was graduated from Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., in 1962, received an M.B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia in 1964
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John Browder
Representative
Democrat
AL
M.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1971
Ph.D., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1971
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Tillie Fowler
Representative
Republican
FL
A.B., Emory University, 1964
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1967
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Dan Miller
Representative
Republican
FL
M.B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga., 1965
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J. Cleland
Senator
Democrat
GA
received a Master’s degree from Emory University 1968
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George LeMieux
Senator
Republican
FL
B.A., Emory University, Atlanta, Ga. 1991
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Carte Goodwin
Senator
Democrat
WV
J.D., Emory University School of Law, 1999