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R. Scott Colson

R. Scott Colson, American city official. Named Young Leadership Power Achiever, Birmingham, 1992.


  • Colson, R. Scott was born on July 22, 1958 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of Roy Scott and Barbara Gail (Steed) Colson.

  • Education

    • Bachelor of Science, University Alabama, 1980. Bachelor of Laws, Cumberland College, 1983.


    • Assistant to mayor City of Birmingham, Alabama, since 1983. President Alabama Sister Cities, Birmingham, since 1993.


    President Alabama Young Democrats, Birmingham, 1985-1991. Elector Electoral College, Birmingham, 1988. President board directors Metheia House, Birmingham, since 1989, Crestwood Community, Birmingham, since 1990.

    Member Leadership Birmingham, 1984. Sunday School teacher Crestway Bapt.Ch., since 1984. Member American Bar Association, Birmingham Bar Association, Crestwood Civic Club (past president 1992-1993).



    Reading science fiction, military history.


    • Married Janet Oakes, September 22, 1984. Children: Haley Linden, Jackson Carter, Andrew Winston.
    • father: Roy Scott Colson
    • mother: Barbara Gail (Steed) Colson
    • spouse: Janet Oakes
    • children: Haley Linden Colson
    • Jackson Carter Colson
    • Andrew Winston Colson
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    Born July 22, 1958
    (age 59)
    • 1980
      University Alabama
    • 1983
      Cumberland College
    • 1983
      Assistant, to mayor City of Birmingham
      Alabama, United States