John England Jr.
7th Congressional District
Judge England, a Circuit Judge for the Sixth Judicial Circuit, holds a bachelor’s degree in chemistry from Tuskegee Institute. He was among the first African Americans admitted to The University of Alabama School of Law, where he earned a law degree in 1974. A former Justice of the Alabama Supreme Court, Judge England was elected to two terms on the Tuscaloosa City Council, serving as chairman of the Finance Committee and Community Development Committee. He has held leadership positions in a variety of local and state organizations and is the recipient of numerous awards.