Sonny Callahan

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Sonny Callahan
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Member of the U.S. House of Representatives
from Alabama's 1st district
In office
January 3, 1985 – January 3, 2003
Preceded byWilliam J. Edwards
Succeeded byJo Bonner
Member of the Alabama Senate
In office
1979–1985
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
1971–1979
Personal details
Born(1932-09-11)September 11, 1932
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
DiedJune 24, 2021(2021-06-24) (aged 88)
Mobile, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyRepublican
Spouse(s)Karen Reed
ChildrenChristopher Callahan, Scott Callahan, Kelly Callahan (Thomas), Shawn Callahan (Cushing), Patrick Callahan, Cameron Callahan

Herbert Leon "Sonny" Callahan (September 11, 1932 – June 24, 2021) was an American businessman and politician. He was elected as a Democrat from Mobile.[1] Callahan was repeatedly elected as a Republican to the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1985 to 2003.

Callahan died on June 24, 2021 in Mobile at the age of 88.[2]

References[change | change source]

  1. Two incumbents faced opposition Tuesday in Alabama's congressional primaries,...
  2. Ivey, Kay (2021-06-25). "Governor Ivey Offers Statement on Passing of Former Congressman Sonny Callahan". The Office of Alabama Governor Kay Ivey. Retrieved 2021-06-25.

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