Former U S Senator Johnny Isakson Has Died

Former Georgia US Senator Johnny Isakson has died.

Isakson served in the Senate from 2005 to 2019.

Before that, he served the 6th Congressional District in the US House of Representatives from 1995 to 2005.

He also ran unsuccessfully for governor in 1990, losing to Zell Miller.

In 2015, Isakson announced that he had Parkinson’s disease, but would continue to serve in the Senate for four more years.

Isakson died Sunday at the age of 76.