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Jim Folsom, Jr.

AKA James Elisha Folsom, Jr.

Born: 14-May-1949
Birthplace: Montgomery, AL

Gender: Male
Religion: Anglican/Episcopalian
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Alabama, 1993-95

Assumed office on removal of H. Guy Hunt for ethics violations. After serving as Governor, he lost to Fob James by 10,000 votes. He is running in 2006 for Lieutenant Governor under present Governor Robert Riley. While he is presently an investment banker, Folsom is attempting to appeal to the more redneck voters by stating in advertising that he has "got two great kids, three dogs and four shotguns."

Father: James E. Folsom, Sr. (Governor of Alabama)
Mother: Jamelle
Wife: Marsha Guthrie (one son, one daughter)

    University: Jacksonville State University (1974)

    Lieutenant Governor of Alabama (9-Jan-2007 to present)
    Governor of Alabama (22-Apr-1993 to 16-Jan-1995)
    Lieutenant Governor of Alabama (1986-93)
    Alabama State Official Public Service Commission (1978-, 1982-)

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