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  1. 1. Georgia’s Adjutant General LineageRank Name Appointment Date of reliefLt. Col. Augustus C. G. Elholm Dec. 19, 1792 Jan. 15, 1795Lt. Col. Jonas Fauche Feb. 20, 1796 Nov. 2, 1806Lt. Col. Daniel Newman Dec. 13, 1806 Nov. 10, 1817Lt. Col. John C. Easter Nov. 13, 1817 Nov. 11, 1835Brig. Gen. Daniel Newman Dec. 25, 1837 Dec. 22, 1840Maj. Gen. Henry C. Wayne Dec, 12, 1860 May 10, 1865Col. John B. Baird Oct. 16, 1879 Nov. 5, 1882Col. Jon S. Stephens Nov. 6, 1882 Dec. 31, 1886Brig. Gen. John M. Kell Jan. 1, 1887 Oct. 5, 1900Brig. Gen. Phil G. Byrd Oct. 11, 1900 Nov. 11, 1900Brig. Gen. James W. Robertson Nov. 12, 1900 Nov. 30, 1903Brig. Gen. Sampson W. Harris Dec. 1, 1903 July 1, 1907Brig. Gen. Andrew J. Scott July 2, 1907 July 1, 1911Brig. Gen. William G. Obear Aug. 7, 1911 Dec. 31, 1912Brig. Gen. J. Van Holt Nash Jan. 1, 1913 Aug. 26, 1917Maj. Arthur McCollum Dec. 4, 1917 March 1, 1919Brig. Gen. J. Van Holt Nash March 1, 1919 Oct. 20, 1922Brig. Gen. Lewis C. Pope Oct. 28, 1922 June 30, 1923Brig. Gen. Charles M. Cox July 2, 1923 June 27, 1927Brig. Gen. Homer C. Parker June 28, 1927 June 30, 1932Brig. Gen. Charles M. Cox July 1, 1932 Jan. 8, 1933Brig. Gen. Lindley W. Camp Jan. 11, 1933 Jan. 12, 1937Brig. Gen. John E. Stoddard Jan. 12, 1937 Sept. 30, 1940Brig. Gen. Marion Williamson Oct. 1, 1940 Jan. 14, 1941Brig. Gen. Sion B. Hawkins Jan. 14, 1941 Jan. 12, 1943Brig. Gen. Clark Howell Jan. 12, 1943 Sept. 28, 1944Brig. Gen. Samuel M. Griffin Sept 28. 1944 March 22, 1947Brig. Gen. Alpha A. Fowler, Jr. March 22, 1947 Nov. 16, 1948Brig. Gen. Ernest Vandiver Nov. 17, 1948 June 20, 1954Maj. Gen. George J. Hearn June 21, 1954 July 9, 1957Maj. Gen. Charlie F. Camp July 10, 1957 Jan. 12, 1959Maj. Gen. George J. Hearn Jan. 13, 1959 Jan. 11, 1971Maj. Gen. Ernest Vandiver Jan. 12, 1971 Nov. 1, 1971Maj. Gen. Joel B. Paris III Nov. 2, 1971 Jan. 13, 1975Maj. Gen. Billy M. Jones Jan. 14, 1975 Oct. 31, 1983Maj. Gen. Joseph W. Griffin Nov. 1, 1983 Jan. 14, 1991Col. Jerry D. Sanders Jan. 15, 1991 March 15, 1991Maj. Gen. William P. Bland April 1, 1991 Jan. 31, 1999Lt. Gen. David. B. Poythress July 1, 1999 Oct. 28, 2007Maj. Gen. William T. Nesbitt Oct. 28, 2007 Sept. 30, 2011Maj. Gen. Jim B. Butterworth Sept. 30, 2011 PresentThe Boar’s Head ExplainedThe boar’s head on the wreath depicted in the patch worn by Georgia NationalGuardsmen is an adaptation of the crest authorized by the National Guard forthe state of Georgia, approved March 20, 1922. The wild boar symbolizescourage and ferocity. The boar’s head, which stems from the coat of arms ofJames Oglethorpe – founder of the Colony of Georgia – is also the emblem ofhospitality. The red, white and blue colors are the official colors of Georgia. 2011 Annual Report | 46

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