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  Callahan, H.L. "Sonny"
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NameH.L. "Sonny" Callahan
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Mobile, Alabama , United States
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Born September 11, 1932
DiedJune 25, 2021 (88 years)
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InfoHerbert Leon "Sonny" Callahan

born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala., September 11, 1932; graduated from McGill Institute High School, Mobile, Ala., 1950; United States Navy, 1952-1954; attended the University of Alabama, Mobile, Ala., 1959-1960; businessman; member of the Alabama state house of representatives, 1971-1979; member of the Alabama state senate, 1979-1983; unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in 1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the eight succeeding Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 2003); not a candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.


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  11/07/2000 AL District 1 Won 91.26% (+82.79%)
  11/03/1998 AL District 1 Won 99.39% (+98.78%)
  11/05/1996 AL District 1 Won 64.36% (+30.54%)
  11/08/1994 AL District 1 Won 67.26% (+34.60%)
  11/03/1992 AL District 1 Won 60.16% (+23.40%)
  11/06/1990 AL District 1 Won 99.58% (+99.16%)
  11/08/1988 AL District 1 Won 59.27% (+19.30%)
  11/04/1986 AL District 1 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/06/1984 AL District 1 Won 51.00% (+2.00%)
  09/03/1984 AL District 1 - R Primary Won 60.53% (+21.69%)
  09/07/1982 AL Lieutenant Governor - D Primary Lost 40.11% (-19.78%)
  11/07/1978 AL State Senate 34 Won 100.00% (+100.00%)
  11/05/1974 AL House 101 Won 59.42% (+18.84%)
ENDORSEMENTS
AL US President - R Primary - Mar 13, 2012 R Newt Gingrich
AL Governor - R Runoff - Jul 13, 2010 R Robert Bentley
AL Governor - R Primary - Jun 01, 2010 R Tim James
AL State Senate 07 - Special R Primary - Mar 03, 2009 R Mary Scott Hunter
Mobile Mayor - Primary - Aug 23, 2005 R Ann Bedsole