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Robert Bentley

Columbiana native Robert J. Bentley (1943- ) became the 53rd elected governor of Alabama in January 2011. A dermatologist by trade, he entered politics in 2002, representing Tuscaloosa in the state legislature. Bentley received his medical degree from the University of Alabama in 1968 and served in the U.S. Air Force Medical Corp from 1969-1971.
Courtesy of the Office of the Governor