Sonny Callahan

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Sonny Callahan
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
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
In office
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]

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  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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