Rodger (Rodger) M. Smitherman (D-18)

State Senator Rodger Smitherman

Rodger (Rodger) M. Smitherman (D-18)
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Capitol: 334.261.0870
FAX: 334.399.2485
District: 205.396.3213
Alabama State Senate
Suite 736 Alabama State House 11 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-4600
11 South Union Street
Montgomery, AL 36130-4600
Residence:Birmingham, AL

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Senator Smitherman, born in Montgomery, Alabama on March 2, 1953, is serving his sixth term in the Senate. He graduated from the University of Montevallo with a B.B.A. degree and with honors from Miles Law School with a Juris Doctorate Degree. Senator Smitherman and his wife, the former Carole Catlin of Birmingham, are the parents of four children- Rodger, II, Tonya Renee, Mary Elaine, and Crystal Nicole. He is a practicing attorney, a Democrat, an Elder at More Than Conquerors Faith Church, and a tireless advocate for education, youth programs and senior citizens. Senator Smitherman was elected President Pro Tempore of the Alabama Senate on Thursday, February 5, 2009, and served until November 2, 2010.

Election / Personal Info

First Elected: 1994    Next Election: 2026
Spouse: Carole Catlin   DOB: 3/2/1953
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