Bobby Neal BRIGHT, Sr., Congress, AL (1952)


BRIGHT, Bobby Neal, Sr., a Representative from Alabama; born in Midland, Dale County, Ala., July 21, 1952; graduated from Carroll High School, Ozark, Ala.; attended Enterprise State Junior College, Enterprise, Ala., 1970-1972; B.A., Auburn University, Auburn, Ala., 1975; M.S., Troy State University, Troy, Ala., 1977; J.D., Faulkner University, Thomas Goode Jones School of Law, Montgomery, Ala., 1982; lawyer, private practice; prison guard; mayor of Montgomery, Ala., 1999-2008; elected as a Democrat to the One Hundred Eleventh Congress (January 3, 2009-January 3, 2011); unsuccessful candidate for reelection to the One Hundred Twelfth Congress in 2010.

Source: Biographical Directory of the United States Congress, 1771-Present