Summary of Life
After graduating from Shelby County High School, he enrolled for the University of Alabama to finally major in Chemistry and Biology, in which he subsequently graduated with a Bachelor of Science after 3 years since his enrollment.
His goal was fulfilled after meeting Martha Dianne Jones of Montgomery, his future spouse, and after joining the United States Air Force in 1969.
He eventually became a specialist in the field of dermatology after his three-year residency at the University of Alabama, to finally become the governor of Alabama after his previous election to the Alabama State House of Representatives from Tuscaloosa County.
He faced impeachment due to ethics violations relating to his affair with a female staffer. Even though many Republicans, as well as Democrats, asked him to resign, he refused to. However, on April 10, 2017, he did decide to resign.
- Chamberlain, Samuel (April 10, 2017). Robert Bentley: Alabama governor resigns over sex scandal. Fox News. Retrieved April 10, 2017.