Boutwell, Albert Burton, 1904-1978


"Albert Burton Boutwell (1904-1978) was born in Montgomery, Alabama. Boutwell graduated from the University of Alabama and opened a law practice in Birmingham in 1928. He was elected to the Alabama State Senate in 1946 and after serving three terms was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1958. He defeated Eugene "Bull" Connor in a run for mayor of Birmingham in 1963, and served one term as head of the city's new mayor/council form of municipal government."--Inventory of the Boutwell, Albert Burton Papers, 1949-1967, Birmingham Public Library.

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