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William W. Brandon was an American Democratic politician who was the 37th governor of Alabama from 1923 to 1927.

Brandon was born in Talladega, Alabama, but grew up in Tuscaloosa. He attended Tuscaloosa High School and studied law at the…

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William Tinker III, born July 05, 1956, is a member of the Tuscaloosa City Council , seving his first term beginning in 2005. He is a retired police officer and investigator.

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William Robert "Bobby" Miller was a longtime county commissioner in Tuscaloosa County (AL). He was first elected to the commission at 35 years of age in 1977 when commissioners served at-large, but when the commission was divided into districts, he…

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William H. Lanford, born in 1935, is a native of Gadsden, Ala., and a graduate of Gadsden public schools. He later earned his B.S. degree at the University of Alabama. After graduation, he served as a first lieutenant in the U.S. Army Intelligence…

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William Carlos ( "W.C.") Jemison (December 2, 1850 - March 28, 1901) was born in Tuscaloosa to William Henry Jemison and his wife Elizabeth Ann Patrick Jemison.

William Henry Jemison, a brother of Robert Jemison, was a wealthy planter who had…

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West Alabama officials at the signing of a joint proclamation of Hi-Neighbor Day. In the middle is Tuscaloosa Mayor George Van Tassel. Left is Cliff Davenport, head of the Chamber of Commerce.

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Walt Maddox, the current mayor of Tuscaloosa, was first elected in 2005.

Mayor Maddox is a Tuscaloosa native and graduated from Central High School. He earned his bachelor’s degree in Political Science and master’s degree in Public Administration…

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A U.S. Post Office and Federal Court Building was constructed on Broad Street (now University Boulevard) at the corner of 22nd Street beginning in 1908. It was designed by architect James R. Taylor and was completed in 1909.

In 1970 the…

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The new Post Office under construction on 22nd Avenue.

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The first Tuscaloosa City Council in 1985 after the city changed from a commission form of government. Back row, L-R are John England, Tommy Dockery, Jerry Plott, Charles Steele, Ed Montgomery, and Sammy Watson. Front row, L-R are Al DuPont and Bill…
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