Former Atlanta Mayor and current Buckhead Coalition president Sam Massell married Sandra Gordy today in a surprise wedding at their Buckhead home, according to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Sam Massell

Massell, 89, and Gordy, 70, did not announce their marriage plans to anyone beforehand, including family members and business associates, according to the AJC.

The ceremony was jointly officiated by the Rev. Samuel Candler, dean of the Cathedral of St. Philip, and Rabbi Peter S. Berg of The Temple, according to the AJC.

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