William A. Bell
- For William A. Bell of Colorado, see William Abraham Bell.
|William A. Bell|
Bell in 2010
|28th Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama|
|Preceded by||Roderick Royal|
June 1, 1949 |
William A. Bell, Sr. (born June 1, 1949) is the Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama. He took office in 2010. Bell previously held the office on an interim basis in 1999. Bell was elected following a run-off with Patrick Cooper. Bell won the run-off with 53.6% to Cooper's 46.4%. He is a Democrat.
Bell served several terms on the Birmingham City Council. In 1985, he became the first African-American to serve as President of the Birmingham City Council, having been elected to that position by the members of the council.
- "Office of the Mayor". Birmingham Alabama official website. Retrieved 16 January 2011.
Richard Arrington, Jr.
|Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama (Interim)
Roderick Royal (Interim)
|Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama
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