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Fob James, Edit Profile

also known as Forrest Hood James

governor

Fob James,, American former governor. Active Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Boy Scouts American, Alabama Saftey Council, Junior Achievement, Future Farmers American Served as lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1958. Member Young President's Organization, Alabama Road Builders Association (honorary life), American Legion, Spade Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Epsilon.

Background

James,, Fob was born on September 15, 1934 in Lanett, Alabama, United States. Son of Forrest Hood Senior and Rebecca (Ellington) James.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Civil Engineering, Auburn University, 1955.

Career

Member Montreal Alouettes, Ontario, Canada, 1956-1957. Construction superintendent Alabama, 1958-1962. Founder, chairman board Diversified Products Corporation, 1962-1978.

Governor State of Alabama, 1978-1982, 96-99. Chief Executive Officer Coastal Erosion Control, Inc., Escambia County Environmental Corporation.

Membership

Active Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Boy Scouts American, Alabama Saftey Council, Junior Achievement, Future Farmers American Served as lieutenant United States Army, 1957-1958. Member Young President's Organization, Alabama Road Builders Association (honorary life), American Legion, Spade Honor Society, Alpha Sigma Epsilon.

Connections

Married Bobbie Mae Mooney. Children: Forrest Hood III, Timothy E., Patrick F.

father:
Forrest Hood Senior James

mother:
Rebecca (Ellington) James

spouse:
Bobbie Mae Mooney;children: Forrest Hood III

children:
Forrest Hood III James

Timothy E. James

Patrick F. James