John Henry England, Jr.

John England2.jpg

Title

John Henry England, Jr.

Subject

Judges
African-American--History--Tuscaloosa
City council members

Description

John England, a Circuit Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit, holds a bachelor’s degree in Chemistry from Tuskegee Institute. He was among the first African Americans admitted to The University of Alabama School of Law, where he earned a law degree in 1974.

A former Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Judge England was elected to two terms on the Tuscaloosa City Council, serving as chairman of the Finance Committee and Community Development Committee. He has held leadership positions in a variety of local and state organizations and is the recipient of numerous awards, including induction into the Tuscaloosa County Civic Hall of Fame in 2003.

Contributor

Brenda Harris (Description)
Betty Slowe (Description)
Tuscaloosa Public Library

Type

Photograph

Identifier

746

Coverage

Tuscaloosa (AL)

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