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James Kenneth Guin Edit Profile

also known as Ken Guin

State legislator

James Kenneth Guin, American former state legislator. Recipient Presidential award, 4-H Club America, 1979; named Best Advocate Southeast United States, American College Trial Lawyers, 1987.


Guin, James Kenneth was born on January 23, 1962 in Birmingham, Alabama, United States. Son of James Kenneth and Barbara Romine Guin.


Bachelor, Auburn University, Alabama. Juris Doctor, Samford University Cumberland School Law, Birmingham.


Attorney Laird & Wiley, Jasper, Alabama, 1987—1988, Hardin, Taber & Tucker, 1988—1991. Private practice attorney, since 1991. Member District 14 Alabama House of Representatives, Montgomery, 1994—2011, majority leader.


Through Jesus' death on the cross, and his resurrection, God has broken the power of all that is evil, in the world and in us.


When the Church as a body engages with political issues, it should follow the principles of Christian faith.


The family is encompassing a wider range of options than that of the two-generational unit of parents and children.


President Alabama 4-H Council, 1978. Treasurer Junior Achievement Walker County. Member Walker County Extension Advisory Board.

Board directors State Legislation Leader Foundation, Democratic Legislation Campaign Committee. Member state advisory board Democratic Leadership Council. Lay leader First United Methodist Church Carbon Hill.

Chairman of trustees United Methodist Church Southwest District. Member of Walker County Cattlemen's Association, Carbon Hill Masonic Lodge, Beta Theta Pi, Omicron Delta Kappa, Phi Eta Sigma, Lambda Sigma.


Married Tanya McGough, 1993. Children: James Kenneth III, Emma Grace.

James Kenneth

Barbara Romine Guin

Tanya McGough

James Kenneth III Guin

Emma Grace Guin