Contact Congressman Nathan Deal
Rep. Deal is a leader in reforming our immigration laws and as a member of the Immigration Task Force; he helped pass the reform bill to strengthen America’s immigration laws. In addition to his firm stand on the need to strengthen our nation’s borders, he also was instrumental in passing legislation to reform our welfare system and to balance the federal budget by cutting spending and taxes.
Nathan Deal is recognized as an effective leader in Congress and outspoken on issues involving the citizens of North Georgia. Nathan is a multiple winner of the Spirit of Enterprise Award from the U.S. Chamber of Commerce and has been awarded the Guardian of Seniors Rights Award by the 60 Plus Association. Also, he has been awarded the Legislator of the Year Award from numerous organizations; and has been recognized by Mercer University as a Distinguished Alumnus.
Nathan was raised in Sandersville, Georgia the son of two schoolteachers who instilled in him the importance of a public education and the issues facing educators. In addition, Nathan’s wife, Sandra is a retired public school educator who remains involved in education issues today.
Upon graduating from Mercer University in 1964 and Mercer Law School in 1966, Nathan served our country in the U.S. army as a Captain until 1968, and then he moved to Gainesville, Georgia to begin an extensive career in the public legal system and private law practice.
Rep. Deal has served Georgians as a U.S. Representative to Congress since 1992; as a Georgia State Senator, including President Pro-Tempore; a Hall County Juvenile Court Judge; and Assistant District Attorney of the Northeastern Judicial Circuit of Georgia.
Nathan and his wife Sandra are parents of four children and six grandchildren. They are members of the Gainesville First Baptist Church, where Nathan served as a Deacon and Sunday school teacher. Nathan is a past President and lifetime member of the Gainesville Rotary Club.