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|48th Governor of Alabama|
January 16, 1995 – January 18, 1999
|Preceded by||Jim Folsom, Jr.|
|Succeeded by||Don Siegelman|
January 15, 1979 – January 17, 1983
|Preceded by||George Wallace|
|Succeeded by||George Wallace|
|Born||Forrest Hood James, Jr.
September 15, 1934
Lanett, Alabama, U.S.
|Political party||Democratic (before early 1970s, 1978–1994)
Republican (early 1970s–1978, 1994–present)
|Children||Tim James, Forrest H. James III|
|Profession||Football player, civil engineer|
|Service/branch||United States Army|
|Years of service||1956–1958|
|Unit||Corps of Engineers|
Forrest Hood "Fob" James, Jr. (born September 15, 1934), is an American politician, and civil engineer. He served two terms as the 48th Governor of Alabama, from 1979 to 1983 as a Democrat, and again from 1995 to 1999 as a Republican.
References[change | change source]
- "Forrest "Fob" James Jr. (1979-83, 1995-99) - Encyclopedia of Alabama". encyclopediaofalabama.org. Retrieved 11 February 2017.