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Jimmy Evans (politician)

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Jimmy Evans
43rd Attorney General of Alabama
In office
January 21, 1991 – January 16, 1995
Preceded byDon Siegelman
Succeeded byJeff Sessions
Personal details
James Harold Evans

(1939-03-28)March 28, 1939
Montgomery, Alabama, U.S.
DiedFebruary 15, 2021(2021-02-15) (aged 81)
Political partyDemocratic
  • Lawyer
  • politician

James Harold Evans (March 28, 1939 – February 15, 2021) was an American lawyer and politician who served as the attorney general of Alabama from 1991 to 1995. He lost his reelection bid for a second term in 1994 to Jeff Sessions.[1]

Evans was born in Montgomery, Alabama. He went to Huntingdon College and Auburn University. A graduate of the University of Alabama, Evans was also a lawyer in Montgomery, Alabama and a judge for Montgomery County, Alabama.[2][3] He died of pneumonia and heart attack.[2][3]


  1. ^ https://www.ourcampaigns.com/RaceDetail.html?RaceID=80967
  2. ^ a b "Former Alabama AG Jimmy Evans dies at 81". WSFA. February 15, 2021. Retrieved February 15, 2021.
  3. ^ a b "Obituary for James H "Jimmy" Evans at Southern Memorial Funeral Home & Crematorium". www.southernmemorialfuneral.com.
Party political offices
Preceded by Democratic nominee for Attorney General of Alabama
1990, 1994
Succeeded by
Terry Butts