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Insurance executive , restaurateur , state senator

James Jerry Boyington, American former state senator, insurance executive, restaurateur. Decorated Bronze Star, Silver Star, Purple Heart, Distinguished Flying Cross, Distinguished Service Cross, Air medal (20); Cross of Galantry (Vietnam); named Outstanding Alumnus, Faulkner State Junior College, 1979; honored by joint House and Senate resolution while county commissioner, resolution as senator Alabama Senate. Member Alabama Senate, 1982-1983.

Background

Boyington, James Jerry was born on September 9, 1937 in Bay Minette, Alabama, United States. Son of Johnny Everett and Nancy Margaret (Chandler) Boyington.

Education

Bachelor, University Tampa, 1972. Doctor of Medicine in Counseling and Human Development, Troy State University, 1979. Associate of Arts in Agribusiness Technology, Faulkner Junior College, 1981.

Career

Enlisted, United States Army, 1954; advanced through grades to major, United States Army, 1970; served in Vietnam retired, United States Army, 1974; underwriter, Liberty National Life, Fairhope, Alabama, 1974-1977; underwriter, American National Life Insurance Company, Fairhope, 1982-1983; commissioner, Baldwin County, Bay Minette, Alabama, 1978-1982, 89-90; county administrator, Baldwin County, Bay Minette, Alabama, since 1990.

Politics

When peaceful alternatives have failed, the force of arms may regretfully be preferable to unchecked aggression, tyranny and genocide.

Views

Just as a human body contains different limbs and organs that depend on each other, so members of a Christian society should be close and caring enough to feel each other's pain and delight.

Membership

Member Alabama Senate, 1982-1983.

Connections

Married Linda Gail Dyson, March 5, 1974. Children: James Jerry Junior, John Clayton, John Christopher, Shanna Leigh.

father:
Johnny Everett Boyington

mother:
Nancy Margaret (Chandler) Boyington

spouse:
Linda Gail Dyson

child:
John Christopher Boyington

child:
John Clayton Boyington

child:
James Jerry Junior Boyington

child:
Shanna Leigh Boyington