Fob James

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Fob James
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48th Governor of Alabama
In office
January 16, 1995 – January 18, 1999
Lieutenant Don Siegelman
Preceded by Jim Folsom, Jr.
Succeeded by Don Siegelman
In office
January 15, 1979 – January 17, 1983
Lieutenant George McMillan
Preceded by George Wallace
Succeeded by George Wallace
Personal details
Born Forrest Hood James, Jr.
September 15, 1934 (1934-09-15) (age 83)
Lanett, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Democratic (before early 1970s, 1978–1994)
Republican (early 1970s–1978, 1994–present)
Spouse(s) Bobbie Mooney
Children Tim James, Forrest H. James III
Profession Football player, civil engineer
Religion Episcopalian
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Service/branch  United States Army
Years of service 1956–1958
Rank Second lieutenant
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.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Forrest "Fob" James Jr. (1979-83, 1995-99) - Encyclopedia of Alabama". encyclopediaofalabama.org. Retrieved 11 February 2017.