Jefferson Sessions

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U.S. Senate (Alabama Jr)


Family: Wife: Mary Blackshear; 3 Children: Mary, Ruth, Sam

Born: 12/24/1946 Selma, AL

Home: Mobile, Alabama

Religion: Methodist

Education: JD, University of Alabama, 1973 BA, Huntingdon College, 1969

Profession: United States Attorney, Southern District of Alabama, 1981-1993 Captain, United States Army/United States Army Reserves, 1973-1986 United States District Judge, Southern District of Alabama, 1985 Assistant United States Attorney, Southern District of Alabama, 1975-1977 Attorney, Law Practice, 1973-1975 Partner, Stockman, Bedsole, Sessions

Political: Senator, United States Senate, 1997-present Alabama Attorney General, 1995-1997

Congressional Membership: Vice Chair, United States Attorneys General Advisory Committee, 1989 Member, United States Attorneys General Advisory Committee, 1987-1989 Member, United States Attorneys Committee on Legislation and Rules, 1983-1985 Chair, Republican Steering Committee Member, Senate Caucus, International Narcotics Control Chair, United States Attorneys General Advisory Committee, Controlled Substances Subcommittee Chair, United States-Mexico Interparliamentary Group

Organization Membership: Vice President, Mobile Lions Club, 1993-1994 Member, Advisory Committee, Mobile Crimestoppers Program, 1983-1986 President, Huntingdon College National Alumni Association, 1981-1983 Eagle Scout, Boy Scouts of America, 1964 Delegate, Alabama Methodist Conference Member, American Bar Association Member/Administrative Board Chair/Lay Leader/Sunday School Teacher, Ashland Place United Methodist Church Board of Trustees, Mobile Bay Area Partnership for Youth


Armed Services


Environment and Public Works


Subcommittee on Administrative Oversight and the Courts

Subcommittee on Airland

Subcommittee on Clean Air and Nuclear Safety

Subcommittee on Crime and Terrorism

Subcommittee on Green Jobs and the New Economy

Subcommittee on Immigration, Refugees and Border Security

Subcommittee on SeaPower

Subcommittee on Strategic Forces

Subcommittee on Terrorism and Homeland Security

Subcommittee on Transportation and Infrastructure

Subcommittee on Water and Power

Subcommittee on Water and Wildlife