Robert Reichert

American Democratic politician and former mayor of Macon, Georgia, the fourth largest city in the state.

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Macon, Georgia

Consolidated city-county in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Child labor in Macon, 1909. Photo by Lewis Hine.
Wesleyan College circa 1877
Location of Macon within Bibb County before consolidation
The Macon-Bibb County Courthouse
Location of the Macon-Warner Robins-Fort Valley CSA and its components:
Cherry Blossom Festival
Georgia State Fair
Fort Benjamin Hawkins
Macon City Auditorium - world's largest true copper dome
Ocmulgee Riverwalk
Central City Skatepark
Central City Park, 1877
Mercer University
MTA-MAC City Bus

Robert Reichert was the first mayor of Macon-Bibb after the election in September 2013 and a runoff with C. Jack Ellis in October.

Bibb County, Georgia

Located in the U.S. state of Georgia.

Bibb County Courthouse, circa 1876
Lake Tobesofkee in the Wintertime

Macon's incumbent mayor Robert Reichert received 49% of the vote in the general election on September 17 over the other five mayoral candidates, but a winner had to take a majority of the vote.

Stratford Academy

Private school in Bibb County, Georgia, United States, near Macon.

Entrance Sign
Entrance Sign
When Stratford Academy first opened in 1960, classes were held in the Cowles-Woodruff Mansion.

Robert Reichert, mayor of Macon

Mercer University School of Law

Professional law school of Mercer University.

Mercer University School of Law, on Coleman Hill overlooking downtown Macon
Walter F. George, class of 1901, namesake of Mercer Law School.
President Richard Nixon, Navy Secretary John Warner and Defense Secretary Melvin Laird present Congressman Carl Vinson, class of 1902, (third from left) with a model of the USS Carl Vinson, the aircraft carrier that bears his name, November 18, 1973.
George W. Woodruff, namesake of Mercer's Woodruff Curriculum. The curriculum is viewed as a model for other law schools and has been honored with the prestigious Gambrell Professionalism Award from the American Bar Association.
Nathan Deal '66, elected in 2010, was the Governor of Georgia. 2011-19
Doug Barnard, Jr. '48, United States Representative, 1977-93.
Griffin Bell '48, Attorney General of the United States, 1977-79.
G. Harrold Carswell '48, Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit and unsuccessful nominee to the United States Supreme Court, 1970.
Edward E. Cox '02, United States Representative, 1925-52.
Erick Erickson '00, political commentator for CNN and
Nancy Grace '84, political commentator and the host of her own show on Headline News.
John Oxendine '87, Georgia Insurance Commissioner, 1995-11.
Carl Vinson '02, United States Representative, 1914–65; the first person to serve more than 50 years in the House of Representatives and namesake of the USS Carl Vinson, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.
William S. West 1876, United States Senator for the year 1914 (appointed for one year to fill an unexpired term); instrumental in the founding of Valdosta State University.
J. Mark Wilcox '10, United States Representative, 1933–39; namesake of Miami International Airport Wilcox Field.
L. Lin Wood '77, high-profile attorney who has represented Richard Jewell, the parents of JonBenét Ramsey, Gary Condit, Kobe Bryant, and Herman Cain.
William Augustus Bootle Federal Building and United States Courthouse in Macon. Judge "Gus" Bootle '25, served as Judge of the Federal District Court for the Middle District of Georgia from 1954–81 and ordered desegregation of the University of Georgia in 1961.  The building was named in his honor in 1998.
J. Taylor Phillips Bibb County Courthouse in Macon. Judge Phillips '55, served as State Court judge from 1964-12 and earlier served in the Georgia House of Representatives (1959–62) and Georgia State Senate (1963-64).  The building was named in his honor in 2012.
Homer and Ruth Drake Field House at Mercer University Stadium. Judge Drake '56, is a Senior Bankruptcy Judge, United States District Court for the Northern District of Georgia, 1979–present.  He was chairman of the Mercer University Board of Trustees, 2008-10.  The building was named in honor of Judge Drake and his spouse in 2012.
USS Carl Vinson, a nuclear-powered aircraft carrier.  Congressman Carl Vinson '02, was the first person to serve more than 50 years in the United States House of Representatives, 1914-65.  The ship was named in his honor in 1973.
Miami International Airport Wilcox Field. Congressman J. Mark Wilcox '10, served in the United States House of Representatives, 1933–39 and later served as Attorney General of the Dade County Port Authority/Greater Miami Traffic Association (1945–56).  The airport was named in his honor in 1959.
Walter F. George Lake located on the border between Georgia and Alabama. Senator Walter F. George '01, served in the United States Senate, 1922–57 and is the namesake of Mercer Law School.  The lake was named in his honor in 1958.

Robert Reichert - Mayor of Macon and former member of the Georgia House of Representatives, 2007–present

C. Jack Ellis

Politician and the former mayor of Macon, Georgia.

Ellis in 2002

On April 16, 2011, Ellis officially began a third campaign for mayor of Macon against incumbent mayor Robert Reichert.

List of mayors of Macon, Georgia

Highest elected official in the consolidated city-county government of Macon and Bibb County, Georgia.

Robert Reichert (December 12, 2007 - December 31, 2013)



Reichert in 2010.

Robert Reichert (born 1948), American politician, Mayor of Macon, Georgia

Southern Blood (album)

Eighth and final studio album by American singer-songwriter Gregg Allman, released on September 8, 2017 by Rounder Records, four months after Allman's death.

The album was recorded at FAME Studios in Muscle Shoals, Alabama.
Allman's longtime friend Jackson Browne sings backing vocals on his own "Song for Adam"

The Macon event attracted hundreds of fans, and the mayor of Macon, Robert Reichert, proclaimed Allman's December 8 birthday as Gregg Allman Day in the city.

Buck Melton

American politician and lawyer who served as the mayor of Macon, Georgia, from 1975 until 1979.


Three Macon mayors attended his memorial - current Mayor Robert Reichert and former mayors Lee Robinson and C. Jack Ellis.