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|United States Senator
January 3, 2005 – December 31, 2019
|Preceded by||Zell Miller|
|Succeeded by||Kelly Loeffler|
|Chairman of the Senate Committee on Veterans Affairs|
January 3, 2015 – December 31, 2019
|Preceded by||Bernie Sanders|
|Succeeded by||Jerry Moran|
|Chairman of the Senate Ethics Committee|
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
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
January 3, 1977 – January 3, 1991
|Succeeded by||James Mills|
John Hardy Isakson
December 28, 1944
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
|Alma mater||University of Georgia|
|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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