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  Higginbotham, G.J. "Dutch"
NameG.J. "Dutch" Higginbotham
Opelika, Alabama , United States
Born February 22, 1920
DiedDecember 05, 2010 (90 years)
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Last ModifedDavid
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InfoMr. Higginbotham has served as a member of the Alabama State Board of Education since 1995. He is a former state legislator, retired businessman, and retired colonel of the U.S. Army Reserve.
U. S. Armed Forces Institute courses: University of Wisconsin
Honorary Doctor of Laws: Troy State University
Veteran: World War II and Korea
32 years active and reserve military duty
Commanding Officer, Research and Development Unit: Auburn University
Past president: Opelika Chamber of Commerce
Alabama House of Representatives: 1966-70, 1974-77, 1986-90, and 1990-94
Chairman, House Judiciary Committee: 1986-90 and 1990-94
Alabama Senate: 1977-78 and 1978-82
Sponsor: major legislation establishing Prepaid Affordable College Tuition Program and upgrading Tort Reform Laws of Alabama
Member: First Baptist Church, Opelika
District II includes Barbour, Chambers, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale, Geneva, Henry, Houston, Lee, Russell and Tallapoosa Counties; and the following colleges: Central Alabama Community College, Alexander City; Chattahoochee Valley Community College, Phenix City; Enterprise State Junior College, Enterprise; Douglas MacArthur State Technical College, Opp; Chauncey Sparks State Technical College, Eufaula; George C. Wallace Community College, Dothan; and Lurleen B. Wallace Junior College, Andalusia
Address: 166 North Gay Street, Auburn, Alabama 36830
Telephone: (334) 821-7712
Fax: (334) 826-1295



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  11/03/1998 State Board of Education 2 Won 51.88% (+3.87%)
  11/08/1994 State Board of Education 2 Won 54.25% (+8.54%)
  11/06/1990 AL House 080 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/04/1986 AL House 080 Won 57.97% (+15.94%)
  06/24/1986 AL House 080 - D Runoff Won 54.62% (+9.24%)
  06/03/1986 AL House 080 - D Primary Won 38.99% (+17.46%)
  09/28/1982 AL State Senate 22 - D Runoff Lost 46.46% (-7.09%)
  09/07/1982 AL State Senate 22 - D Primary Won 38.84% (+3.70%)
  11/07/1978 AL State Senate 22 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1974 AL House 064 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/08/1966 AL House 032 Won 24.77% (-5.08%)