David Sessions

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David Sessions
David Sessions.jpg
Member of the Alabama Senate
from the 35th district
Assumed office
Preceded byBill Hightower
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 105th district
In office
May 24, 2011 – 2018
Preceded bySpencer Collier
Succeeded byChip Brown
Personal details
BornGrand Bay, Alabama, U.S.
Political partyRepublican

David R. Sessions is a Republican Party member of the Alabama Senate from the 35th district. He was previously a member of the Alabama House of Representatives from House District 105, which encompasses the southern portion of Mobile County, Alabama.[1]

Sessions was elected to office on May 10, 2011 in a special election held to fill the legislative seat left vacant by the appointment of Spencer Collier to the Alabama Department of Homeland Security.[2]

In 2012, Sessions was appointed to the House Committee on Boards, Agencies, and Commissions, the Committee on Education Policy, and the Committee on County and Municipal Government. For the 2014 legislative session he was named to the House Agriculture and Forestry Committee[3] and in 2015 became chairman of the committee.

Sessions is a lifelong resident of Grand Bay, Alabama, where he operates a farming business with his brother.[4] He is married to the former Lisa M. Driskell.[5]


  1. ^ "Alabama House District Map" (PDF). Alabama Legislature. Archived from the original (PDF) on March 26, 2009. Retrieved August 31, 2012.
  2. ^ "Sessions Thankful That We Survived". Mobile Press. Retrieved May 17, 2011.
  3. ^ "Speaker Hubbard Announces Committee Appointments for 2014 Legislative Session". Alabama House Republicans. Retrieved August 29, 2014.
  4. ^ "From One Family To Another" (PDF). AFC Cooperative Farming News. Retrieved May 17, 2011.[permanent dead link]
  5. ^ "Marriage Book 173 Page 296". Mobile County Probate Court. Retrieved August 31, 2012.[permanent dead link]