Jere Locke Beasely

Jere Locke Beasely (HM16MZ)

Location: Clayton, AL 36016 Barbour County
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N 31° 52.681', W 85° 26.994'

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Acting Governor of Alabama June 5 - July 7, 1972

Jere Locke Beasley was born in Tyler, Texas on December 12, 1935. At a young age, Beasley and his family moved to Clayton, Alabama very near the Pratt's Station Community in which great-great-grandfather had settled in 1819. He served as the 22nd Lieutenant Governor of Alabama from January 18, 1971 to January 15, 1979. Beasley was in his first term when Governor George Wallace was severely wounded in an assassination attempt on May 15, 1972. Since Wallace was out-of-state for more than 20 days recuperating from the attack the Alabama Constitution required that the Lieutenant Governor assume office as acting governor. Beasley served in this capacity from June 5 - July 7, 1972. Beasley is now the senior member of the Montgomery law firm Beasley, Allen, Crow, Methvin, Portis & Miles, P.C.
HM NumberHM16MZ
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 4:30pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16R E 646616 N 3527962
Decimal Degrees31.87801667, -85.44990000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 31° 52.681', W 85° 26.994'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds31° 52' 40.86" N, 85° 26' 59.64" W
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Area Code(s)334
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2-6 N Midway St, Clayton AL 36016, US
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