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Samuel Jefferson Welsch (b. 15 Sep 1902, d. 21 Sep 1990)Samuel Jefferson Welsch (son of Thomas Jefferson Welch and Martha Edna Bell) was born 15 Sep 1902 in Preston, Webster County, GA, and died 21 Sep 1990 in Marietta, Cobb County,Ga.He married Jimmie Carey Brumby.
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Sam Welch had a professor in college who placed an S in Sam's name because that was the correct spelling in the Germany language. Sam was delighted with this spelling and spelled his name Welsch from that time forward.
Sam was a partner in the law firm of Morris and Welch 1932-1941. He was elected for 5 terms. Cobb County, 1935-38, 1941-44, 1947-48, He was electedtwice to the State Senate from the 39th District
1939-40 and 1945-46. He was elected to 5 terms as Mayor of Marietta.
He was Lt. Col. Aide de Camp Govenor Marvin Griffin's Staff, 1955-58. He was a charter member 1961
with Leading Mayors of the Nation.
He received from President Harry S. Truman the Selective Service Award as authorized by the U>S> Congress for faithful administration of the Selective Service System in Worl War II.
Her servedon Govenor Carl Sanders staff 1963-66. Then Govenor Lester Maddox's staff 1960-63.
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Burial: Private, Preston, Georgia.