Born to Ralph Joseph Russell and Dorothy Eleanor (Petersen) Russell in Foley, AL.
Earns a Bachelor of Science in accounting from the University of Alabama; Marries Sandra Earle Schultz on May 30.
Is president of the Baldwin Mutual Insurance Co. in Foley, AL until 2006.
Achieves a Master of Business Administration from the University of South Alabama; Serves as chairman of the Foley Public Library until 1984.
Works for Riviera Utilities in Foley, AL until 2006; Serves on the board of directors of the Baldwin Mutual Insurance Co. until 2006.
Works for Gulf Coast Title Insurance Co. in Foley, AL until 2006; Is national vice president of the University of Alabama Alumni Association until 1979.
Serves as president of South Baldwin United Way until 1982.
Serves as president of the Society of Chartered Property and Casualty Underwriters.
Is a Paul Harris Fellow; Serves as chairman of the board of directors of the National Association of Mutual Insurance Companies until 1994.
Serves on the St. Margaret’s Church Board in Foley, AL until 1990.
Works for Colonial Bank in Foley, AL until 2006; Serves on the board of directors of the Insurance Education Foundation until 1994.
Is the mayor of Foley, AL until 2006.
Is the commissioner of revenue for the Governor’s Cabinet of the State of Alabama until 2010.
Is a probate judge in Baldwin County, AL until 2019.