Bibb Graves

Montgomery County native David Bibb Graves (1873-1942) served as governor of Alabama from 1927-31 and 1935-39, the first to serve two four-year terms. He pushed forward some progressive programs while allying himself with the Ku Klux Klan for political gain. Graves was descended from the state's first governor, William Wyatt Bibb.

Courtesy of the Alabama Department of Archives and History