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Sen. Richard Shelby

Republican  •  Alabama  •  5th Term  •  Sworn In 1987
Current Term 2011 - 2017 View All

Shelby was born May 6, 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama. He attended both undergraduate programs and law school at the University of Alabama, graduating in 1957 and 1963, respectively. After graduating, Shelby practiced law in Tuscaloosa from 1963 to 1978.

He then entered politics when he served as city prosecutor from 1963 to 1971. From 1966 to 1970, he was a U.S. Magistrate for the Northern District of Alabama; from 1969 to 1971, Shelby was a Special Assistant State Attorney General. Read More...

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304 Russell Senate Office Building Washington DC 20510
Washington, DC 20510
Phone: 202-224-5744
Fax: 202-224-3416


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