|Member of the Kentucky Senate
from the 22nd district
January 8, 1991 –July 6, 2021
|July 6,2021 72) (aged
Tom Buford (May 23,1949 –July 6,2021) was an American politician who served in the Kentucky Senate from the 22nd district from 1991 until his death in 2021.
He died of cancer on July 6,2021,in Pensacola,Florida at age 72.
Buford is a city in Gwinnett and Hall counties in the U.S. state of Georgia. As of the 2020 census,the city had a population of 17,144. Most of the city is in Gwinnett County,which is part of the Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Marietta Metropolitan Statistical Area. The northern sliver of the city is in Hall County,which comprises the Gainesville,Georgia Metropolitan Statistical Area and is part of the larger Atlanta-Athens-Clarke-Sandy Springs Combined Statistical Area.
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Senator Buford may refer to:
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