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Johnny Isakson
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United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2019
Preceded by Zell Miller
Succeeded by Kelly Loeffler
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs
In office
January 3, 2015 – December 31, 2019
Preceded by Bernie Sanders
Succeeded by Jerry Moran
Chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee
In office
January 3, 2015 – December 19, 2019
Preceded by Barbara Boxer
Succeeded by James Lankford
Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Georgia's 6th district
In office
February 23, 1999 – January 3, 2005
Preceded by Newt Gingrich
Succeeded by Tom Price
Member of the Georgia House of Representatives
from the 21st district
In office
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1991
Preceded by ???
Succeeded by James Mills
Personal details
Born
John Hardy Isakson

December 28, 1944 (1944-12-28) (age 76)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dianne Davison
Children John
Kevin
Julie
Alma mater University of Georgia
Signature
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service Air National Guard
Years of service 1966–1972
Unit Georgia Air National Guard

John Hardy "Johnny" Isakson (born December 28, 1944) is an American politician. He was the United States Senator from Georgia from 2005 through 2019. He is a member of the Republican Party. Previously, he represented Georgia's 6th Congressional district in the United States House of Representatives from 1999 to 2005.

In June 2015, Isakson was diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

On August 28, 2019, due his bad health, Isakson announced that he would resign from the Senate officially on December 31, 2019.

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