Tammy Irons

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Tammy Irons
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 1st district
Incumbent
Assumed office
November 3, 2010
Preceded by Bobby E. Denton
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 1st district
In office
November 8, 2006 – November 3, 2010
Preceded by Nelson Starkey
Succeeded by Greg Burdine
Personal details
Born (1963-10-21) October 21, 1963 (age 50)
Florence, Alabama
Political party Democratic
Spouse(s) Curley Hallman (b. 1947)
Residence Florence, Alabama
Alma mater University of North Alabama,
University of Memphis
Profession attorney
Religion Churches of Christ

Tammy Irons is a Democratic member of the Alabama State Senate, representing the 1st District since a special election in 2006. The district includes Florence.

Personal[edit]

Irons received her B.S. in accounting from the University of North Alabama and her law degree from the University of Memphis.

After law school, Representative Irons served as a judicial law clerk for the Tennessee Court of Appeals. She is a business attorney and owns the Irons Law Firm. Representative Irons is a member of various boards including the Shoals Entrepreneurial Center; Shoals Economic Development Authority; SafePlace, Inc. and the Boys and Girls Clubs. She is president of the Lauderdale County Bar Association, member of the President's Cabinet at the University of North Alabama.

Irons is a member of the Sherrod Avenue Church of Christ. She is married to Curley Hallman, the former football coach at Southern Miss (1988-90) and LSU (1991-94).

Political career[edit]

In March 2006, Irons defeated Republican Florence attorney William Smith in a special election to fill the Alabama House seat left vacant after the death of long-time Representative Nelson Starkey. Irons went on later that year to defeat Smith again in the regularly scheduled general election to hold the office for a full term.

In 2008, Irons was touted as a possible Democratic contender to replace retiring U.S. Representative Bud Cramer (5th District of Alabama), but after much consideration, she chose not to run.

Irons was elected to the State Senate November 2, 2010 to replace retiring Sen. Bobby Denton.[1]

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