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  • John Gill Shorter (1861-63)

    John Gill Shorter (1818–1872) won the gubernatorial election of 1861 just as Civil War hardships...
  • Fred Lee Shuttlesworth

    African American Baptist pastor and the central leader of the civil rights movement in Birmingham, Fred...
  • William Sibert

    William Luther Sibert (1860-1935) was a civil engineer involved in several of the ambitious construction...
  • Don Siegelman (1999-2003)

    In November 1998 Don Siegelman (1946- ) won a landslide victory over incumbent Republican Forrest "Fob...
  • William Gilmore Simms

    Although not an Alabamian himself, William Gilmore Simms (1806-1870), the leading author of the antebellum...
  • J. Marion Sims

    J. Marion Sims (1813-1883) practiced medicine in central Alabama from 1835 to 1849. He is often credited...
  • Eugene B. Sledge

    Mobile native Eugene Sledge (1923-2001) is renowned outside of Alabama largely for his graphic portrayal...
  • Percy Sledge

    Singer Percy Sledge (1940-2015) was one of the most identifiable voices in the unique and inimitable...
  • Joseph Humphrey Sloss

    Joseph Humphrey Sloss (1826-1911) served two terms in the U.S. Congress, representing Alabama's Sixth …
  • William Hugh Smith (1868-1870)

    The state's first Republican governor elected under the terms of military reconstruction, William...

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