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GEORGIA-PACIFIC BOARD APPOINTS OFFICERS; DECLARES DIVIDEND

 ATLANTA, Oct. 23 /PRNewswire/ -- Georgia-Pacific Corp.'s (NYSE: GP) board of directors today announced two new officer assignments and declared a regular quarterly dividend.
 At its October meeting, the board promoted Rebecca M. Crockford, director-community programs and president and treasurer of the Georgia- Pacific Foundation, to vice president-compensation and benefits effective Jan. 1, 1994. She succeeds Richard B. Spitznass, vice president-compensation and benefits, who has elected to resign at the end of the year. She will be responsible for management of all compensation and benefit programs for Georgia-Pacific. Crockford joined Georgia-Pacific in 1973 as a junior accountant. She has served as senior accountant, controller of the headquarters division and corporate accounting, deputy internal audit manager and director of internal audit. Crockford, who holds a bachelor's degree in accounting and is a certified public accountant, currently is pursuing master studies in human resources management at Keller Graduate School of Management at Atlanta. She is a native of Washington and a resident of Norcross, Ga. Crockford will report to David W. Reynolds, senior vice president-human resources and administration.
 Danny W. Huff, assistant treasurer, was named treasurer, effective immediately. His responsibilities will include corporate finance, the treasurer's function, cash management and credit. Huff joined Georgia- Pacific in 1979 as assistant to the group controller of budget and planning. He has progressed through the positions of director of corporate reporting and assistant to the corporate controller, director of project analysis, director of corporate finance and assistant treasurer. Prior to joining Georgia-Pacific, Huff worked six years at the public accounting firm KMG Peat Marwick. He is a certified public accountant with a bachelor's degree in business administration from Georgia State University at Atlanta. Huff is a native of Atlanta. He will report to John F. McGovern, senior vice president-finance.
 "I could not be more pleased with these appointments to Georgia- Pacific's team of officers," A.D. "Pete" Correll, president and chief executive officer, said. "Their talents, commitment to excellence and strong leadership have been demonstrated for many years at Georgia- Pacific in the many positions of increasing responsibilities they have held for the company."
 In other action, Georgia-Pacific's board of directors declared a regular quarterly dividend on common stock of 40 cents per share, payable Dec. 6, 1993, to shareholder of records Nov. 12, 1993.
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 /CONTACT: Sheila Weidman, 404-521-4732, or home, 404-594-9628, or John Buchholz, 404-220-6098, both of Georgia-Pacific/
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