January 1956); children—James Browning, Mary Rebecca, Debbie Allen. Married second, Maryon Pittman Mullins, August 7, 1964. Stepchildren—J. Sanford III, John Pittman, Maryon Foster.
Admitted to Alabama bar, 1935, practice in Gadsden, from 1935. Member Alabama House of Representatives from Etowah County, 1939-1943. Member Alabama Senate from Etowah, and St. Clair County, 1947-1951.
Lieutenant governor State of Alabama, 1951-1955, 63-67. United States senator from Alabama, 1968-1978, member agriculture, rules and judiciary coms. chairman subcommittee on separation of powers, also parliamentarian. Delaware Democratic National Convention, 1952.
Born December 28, 1912