Billy Beasley

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Billy Beasley
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 28th district
Assumed office
2010
Preceded by Myron Penn
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 84th district
In office
1998–2010
Succeeded by Berry Forte
Personal details
Born William M. Beasley
March 19, 1940 (1940-03-19) (age 78)
Political party Democratic
Alma mater Auburn University

William M. "Billy" Beasley (born March 19, 1940)[1] is an American politician from the state of Alabama. He is a Democratic member of the Alabama Senate, representing the 28th district.

Beasley graduated from Auburn University in 1962. He was elected to the Alabama House of Representatives in 1998. After being consistently reelected, Beasley ran for the State Senate in 2010, and defeated fellow Democrat Johnny Ford. He succeeded Myron Penn, who did not seek reelection.[2] He considered running for Governor of Alabama in the 2014 election.[3]

Beasley is from Clayton, Alabama.[4] His older brother is former Lieutenant Governor of Alabama Jere Beasley.

References

  1. http://votesmart.org/candidate/biography/15872/billy-beasley
  2. Smith, Sarah (November 4, 2010). "Beasley moves up to Senate; other vote totals for Macon County". The Tuskegee News. Retrieved October 28, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  3. http://www.beaumontenterprise.com/news/article/Ala-Sen-Billy-Beasley-considers-run-for-governor-5111800.php
  4. "State Sen. Billy Beasley files bill to repeal Alabama immigration law". Blog.AL.com. October 7, 2011. Retrieved October 28, 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>

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