BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) - Former Alabama Governor Albert P. Brewer has passed away. He was 88.
Brewer, who was elected Lieutenant Governor in 1966, became Governor in 1968 after the death of Lurleen B. Wallace. Brewer was also elected Speaker of the House, and served as a state lawmaker from Morgan County.
Governor Bentley released this statement:
The Democratic Party of Alabama released the following statement: