Eugene Talmadge served three terms as governor: 1947, 1949, and later in 1954. He was a white supremisist who tried to balance budget, lower utility rates, and increase state highways. He wanteed to help inflation
go down. On the contrary, Eugene Talmadge single handidly delayed the integration of universities in Georgia which threatened their acredidation. He also opposed the "New Deal", which further delayed the economical development of Georgia.