Attorney General of the United States, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III mostly recognized as Jeff Sessions was also a Former Republican Senator. Being one of the early supporters of the Donald Trump presidential candidacy, Sessions also acted as a Public advisor for Trump in 2016. He even tendered his resignation at Trump's request in 2018 following a months-long public and private contention between them over his recusal.
Early Life and Education of Jeff Sessions
Born on 24th December 1946 on Selma, Alabama, United States; Jefferson Beauregard Sessions was the son of Jefferson Beauregard Sessions. Jr and Abbie Powe. He was named after his father and grandfather, who were named after the president of the Confederate States of America, Jefferson Davis.
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After graduating from Wilcox Country High school in Camden, he studied Bachelor of Arts in Huntingdon College. In 1969, Sessions graduated from the college and joined the University of Alabama School of Law. Later in 1973, he graduated with a Juris Doctor.
Furthermore, Jefferson also served in the Army Reserve with a rank of captain in the 1970s.
Jeff Sessions's Career; His Wiki-Bio
In 1975, Jeff sessions worked in the Office of the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama as the Assistant United States Attorney. He held the position for almost 12 years, before resigning.
Likewise, in 1997, Sessions succeeded Howell Helfin and became the U.S. Senate after defeating Roger Bedford in the November general election.
Later in 2016, Jefferson is a supporter of the presidential candidacy of Donald Trump, acted as one of the policy advisors for the Trump Campaign in regard to the national security and immigration.
Jeff Sessions' Net Worth; His Salary
US Attorney General, Jeff Sessions earns a salary of $210k. He is estimated to have a total net worth of $7.5 million. While working as a Senator, sessions earned $174,000, which increased by 21% or $36,700 with each change in role.
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Furthermore, Sessions also owns a real estate including a 479-acre farm in Wilcox County, Alabama with an estimated value of $500k to $1 million.
Session's assets include investments in government fund and Vanguard mutual funds of around $7k or more.
Jeff Sessions' Personal Life; His Wife, Children, and Grand Children
Jefferson married Mary Blackshear in 1969. He met her during his time at Huntingdon College while he was studying Law. They share three children; Mary Abigail Reinhardt, Ruth Sessions Walk and Sam Sessions.
Additionally, he is also a proud grandfather of seven granddaughters named Jane Ritchie, Alexa, Gracie, Sophia, Hannah, Joanna, Phoebe, and three grandsons Jim Beau, Nicolas and Lewis. Sessions is also known as a Sunday school teacher at a church, Ashland Place United Methodist Church in Mobile.
Jeff Sessions's Body Measurements
- Age: As of 2019, he is 72 years old.
- Height: 1.63m
- Weight: 65 kg
- Eye Color: Hazel
- Hair Color: Grey
- Zodiac Sign: Capricorn
- Ethnicity: White
- Nationality: American