Cathy Mercer

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Politician (1958)
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Relationship Timeline Of Cathy Mercer

Husband : Mark Dehler
Cathy Mercer married to Mark Dehler.

Cathy Mercer is well-famed for her political career. She is an American politician who was born in the year 1958 in Bainbridge, Georgia. She is a member of the Democratic political party.

The full name of Mercer is Cathy Cox Mercer while her birth name is Lera Catharine Cox. She is an elegant lady with hazel eyes and blond hair which perfectly suits her confidence and personality as a politician.

Who Is Cox Mercer?

Mercer is a former Georgia College and State University president. She did great things for the college and university during her tenure. She played a vital role in making the two-year college a four-year university.

Mercer was elected twice as the president of the university, first in 1998 and in 2002 for the second time.

Career Outset of Mercer

Talking about her political career, she began at the University of Georgia School of Law as the chair of Carl E. Sanders Political Leadership.

Cathy Mercer in a white shirt and black coat.
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From 2007 through 2017, she worked as the 21st president of Young Harris. Since then, her political career spanned greatly. 

Net Worth of Cathy Mercer

Mercer has earned a handsome sum of money from her political career along with doing various social activities. She has a net worth of $5 million. 

However, her passive source of income is still behind the curtains. She might have bought some kind of shares as well.

Where Did Cathy Study?

Cathy completed her high school in Georgia and later graduated as JD LLD from Mercer Law School in 1986. She also attended Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College to obtain an Associate's Degree in Agriculture specializing in Horticulture.

From 1978 through 1980, she was in Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication where she did her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism- News, and Editorial.

Works by Mercer

Cox Mercer has worked in different places holding various responsible positions. She worked as the State Representative in the Georgia House of Representatives from 1992 to 1996. Later, she became the Secretary of State in the State of Georgia from January 1999 to January 2007.

Cathy Mercer in a light pink cardigan.
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More, Mercer served as the Dean of Mercer university - Walter F. Georgia School of Law since July 2017.

Mercer's Parents

The names and information of Mercer's parents are still behind the curtains. She has not provided any information regarding her siblings too.

Cathy seems to be a secretive personage regarding her personal life. However, she must be close to her parents and other family members.

Is Mercer Married?

Cathy is married to an attorney, Mark Dehler. However, Dehler is still not exposed profusely in the public.

Nevertheless, Mercer and Dehler are very much in love and are cherishing their married life. The couple still doesn't have a child. Both of them are members of the United Methodist Church.

Cathy Mercer on Social Media

Mercer is absent on social media. She has not got a Facebook account nor is she present on Instagram. but, she has a Twitter account. 

Further, Mercer has got a LinkedIn profile where she has kept her work experience details as well as her academic information.



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