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Hon. A.C. "Bob" Guhl (GA SS 45)
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Contact Information
Birthday: June 7 Spouse: Shirley Assistant: Kathleen Cominski
Capitol Phone: (404) 656-0150 District Phone: (770) 464-2866
Capitol Address: 121-C Capitol / Atlanta , GA 30334 / Fulton
District Address: P.O. Box 424 / Social Circle , GA 30025 / Walton
Profession: Cattleman/Businessman
Political Party and District Information
Political Party: R
State Senate District: SS 45
Corrections, Correctional Institutions & Property Secretary
Agriculture Member
Finance & Public Utilities Member
Public Safety Member
Biographical Information
A.C. (Bob) Guhl was first elected to the state Senate from the 45th District in a special election held in Spring, 1993 to fill an unexpired term.

A Republican, Guhl is secretary of the Corrections, Correctional Institutions and Property committee. He is a member of the Agriculture, Finance and Public Utilities and Public Safety committees.

In addition, he has served on the Senate Study Committee on Violence in the Media.

Guhl is no stranger to government and elective politics, with public service record dating back four decades. He served on the DeKalb County Commission from 1969-72 and was DeKalb's Commission Chairman and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) from 1973-1976. He served as Chairman of the Brookfield, Illinois Planning Commission from 1955-57.

Guhl was born June 7, 1928 in Chicago. He attended college for two years and served in the U.S. Army Reserve and retired with the rank of Major.

Active in community affairs, Guhl is a member of the American Association of Retired Persons (AARP), the Georgia Cattlemen's Association, the Historical Preservation Society of Social Circle, and presently serves on the Executive board of Project ReNeWal, a shelter for battered women.

A retired businessman, Guhl is married and is the father of five grown children. He and his wife, Shirley, live on a farm near Social Circle where they raise Charolais cattle. The Guhls are Baptists.

The 45th District, which Guhl represents, includes Walton County and portions of Barrow, Newton and Rockdale Counties.

November 1998

Georgia Senate
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