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CALLAHAN, Herbert Leon (Sonny), a Representative from Alabama; born in Mobile, Mobile County, Ala.,
September 11, 1932; graduated from McGill Institute High School, Mobile, Ala.,
1950; attended the University of Alabama, Mobile, Ala., 1959-1960; United
States Navy, 1952-1954; businessman; member of the Alabama state house of
representatives, 1971-1979; member of the Alabama state senate, 1979-1983;
unsuccessful candidate for the Democratic nomination for lieutenant governor in
1982; elected as a Republican to the Ninety-ninth and to the eight succeeding
Congresses (January 3, 1985-January 3, 2003); not a candidate for reelection to
the One Hundred Eighth Congress in 2002.