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John England Jr.

England began practicing law in Tuscaloosa in 1974 and served two terms on the Tuscaloosa City Council. He was appointed by Gov. Jim Folsom to the Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court in 1993. England served on the Alabama Supreme Court from September 1999 until January 2001. Following his tenure on the Court, England returned to the Tuscaloosa County Circuit Court and served there until his retirement in January 2021. England served on the Board of Trustees for the University of Alabama Systems for twenty-three years. A strong community and public service advocate, he has held leadership positions in numerous civic, professional, and social organizations on the local and state level. In 2018, the University of Alabama named a new campus dormitory in his honor.