Government of Alabama
The government of Alabama is organized under the provisions of the 1901 Constitution of Alabama, which is the lengthiest constitution of any political entity in the world. Like other states within th...
Alabama Legislature
The Alabama Legislature is the legislative branch of the state government of Alabama. It is a bicameral body composed of the Alabama House of Representatives, with 105 members, and the Alabama Senate,...
John Gayle (Alabama)
John Gayle (September 11, 1792 – July 21, 1859) was the seventh Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama from 1831 to 1835, and was later a United States district court judge for that state.Gayle was bor...
Elections in Alabama
Elections in Alabama are authorized under the Alabama State Constitution, which establishes elections for the state level officers, cabinet, and legislature, and the election of county-level officers...
Alabama Department of Archives and History
The Alabama Department of Archives and History (ADAH) is the official repository of archival records for the U.S. state of Alabama. It was created by an act of the Alabama Legislature on February 27...
Alabama Court of Civil Appeals
The Alabama Court of Civil Appeals is one of two appellate courts in the Alabama judicial system. The court was established in 1969 when what had been one unitary state Court of Appeals was broken in...
James R. Bennett
James R. "Jim" Bennett (born January 3, 1940, in Red Oak, Iowa) is a Republican politician from Alabama.He served as secretary of state of Alabama, having been appointed to fill a vacancy in 1993 and ...
Robert Aderholt
Robert Brown Aderholt (born July 22, 1965) is the U.S. Representative for Alabama's 4th congressional district, serving since 1997. He is a member of the Republican Party. The district includes most ...
John Malcolm Patterson
John Malcolm Patterson (born September 27, 1921) is a retired American politician who was the 44th Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama, having served a single term from 1959 to 1963. Previously, fro...
James Edwin Horton
Judge James Edwin Horton (1878 – March 1973) was a Circuit Judge for the Eighth Circuit Court in Alabama. He was elected in 1922 and again in 1928.
Judge Horton was born January 4,1878, the ...
Alabama Public Service Commission
The Alabama Public Service Commission, commonly called the PSC, was established by an act of the Alabama Legislature in 1915 to primarily replace the State Railroad Commission. The PSC's responsibili...
John Williams Walker
John Williams Walker (August 12, 1783 – April 23, 1823) was an American politician, who served as the Democratic-Republican United States senator from the state of Alabama, the first se...
Alabama Historical Commission
The Alabama Historical Commission is the historic preservation agency for the U.S. state of Alabama. The agency was created by an act of the state legislature in 1966 with a mission of safeguarding Al...
Beth Chapman
Beth Killough Chapman (born April 6, 1962). is an American politician from Alabama. A member of the Republican Party, she served as the state's 51st secretary of state from 2007 until she resigned on ...
Miles C. Allgood
Miles Clayton Allgood (February 22, 1878 – March 4, 1977) was an American politician and a U.S. Representative from Alabama.
Born in Chepultepec (now Allgood), Blount County, Alabama, Allgood was ...
Draper Correctional Facility
Draper Correctional Facility is an Alabama Department of Corrections state prison for men located in Elmore, Elmore County, Alabama. The prison first opened in 1939 with a capacity of 600 beds, replac...
Gabriel Moore
Gabriel Moore (c. 1785 – June 9, 1845) was a Democratic-Republican politician and fifth Governor of the U.S. state of Alabama (1829–1831).
Moore was born in Stokes County, North Car...
Alabama National Guard
The Alabama National Guard is the National Guard of the U.S State of Alabama, and consists of the Alabama Army National Guard and the Alabama Air National Guard. (The Alabama State Defense Force is th...
Hugo Black
Hugo Lafayette Black (February 27, 1886 – September 25, 1971) was an American politician and jurist. A member of the Democratic Party, Black represented Alabama in the United States Sen...
Fountain Correctional Facility
G.K. Fountain Correctional Facility is an Alabama Department of Corrections prison located in unincorporated Escambia County, Alabama. The 8,200-acre (3,300 ha) facility is located along Alabama ...