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David H. Gambrell

David H. Gambrell
United States Senator
from Georgia
In office
February 1, 1971 – November 8, 1972
Appointed by Jimmy Carter
Preceded by Richard Russell, Jr.
Succeeded by Sam Nunn
Personal details
Born ( 1929-12-20) December 20, 1929
Atlanta, Georgia
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Luck Flanders Gambrell
Children Luck Gambrell
Henry Gambrell
Alice Gambrell
Mary Gambrell
Military service
Service/branch United States Army
Unit Reserves

David Henry Gambrell (born December 20, 1929) is a United States Senate from 1971 through 1972.[1]


  • Education and legal career 1
  • Political career 2
  • Other activities 3
  • Family 4
  • Notes 5
  • External links 6

Education and legal career

Gambrell was born in

United States Senate
Preceded by
Richard Russell, Jr.
U.S. Senator (Class 2) from Georgia
1971 - 1972
Served alongside: Herman Talmadge
Succeeded by
Sam Nunn

External links

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Notes He is married to the former Luck Flanders, and has four children: Luck, Henry, Alice, and Mary; and five grandchildren; Dave, Charlotte, Kathleen, Callum, and Duncan. Mrs. Luck Flanders Gambrell is a well known philanthropist in her hometown of


Gambrell has also served in a number of public, business and civic roles, including the Directorships of three publicly held corporations, the Visiting Committees of Davidson College, Harvard Law School, Georgia Constitution, as a member on the Board of Curators of the Georgia Historical Society and as a trustee of the Lawyers Foundation of Georgia. He is retired as a director of American Software, Inc., currently serves as vice-president and director of the Buckhead Coalition, Inc, and is a trustee of the Georgia Legal History Foundation.

Other activities

Gambrell served as chairman of the Bert Lance.

Political career
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