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Past Presidents of the MBA

The Mobile Bar Association's members elect a president, who serves a one-year term as president-elect before taking office. The office of President is also a one-year term. Many distinguished women and men have committed countless hours of service and shared their wisdom while leading the Mobile Bar Association. Here is a list of the Past Presidents of the Mobile Bar Association.

Peter Hamilton – 1869 - 83
Frederick G. Bromberg – 1900 - 02
D. P. Bestor – 1903 - 05
E. M. Robinson – 1907 - 08
J. Gaillard Hamilton – 1909 - 10
William McLeod – 1922
Robert E. Gordon – 1923 - 25
E. G. Rickarby – 1926 - 28
William J. Young – 1929 - 30
D. H. Edington – 1931 - 32
Nicholas E. Stallworth – 1932 - 33
Ben D. Turner – 1935
Robert H. Smith – 1936 - 37
Will G. Caffey – 1938
Francis H. Inge – 1939
Vernol R. Jansen – 1940
David R. Coley, Jr – 1941
Ralph G. Holberg, Jr – 1942
C. M. A. Rogers – 1943
C. C. Hand – 1944
Marion R. Vickers – 1945
Vincent F. Kilborn – 1946
Palmer Pillans – 1947
Rosa Gerhardt – 1948
Robert F. Adams – 1949
Lyman F. Holland – 1950
Doris Van Aller – 1951
Thomas E. Twitty – 1952
Judge Dan T. McCall, Jr. – 1953
William H. Armbrecht, Jr. – 1954
J. Edward Thornton – 1955
C. A. L. Johnstone, Jr. – 1956
Joseph C. Sullivan, Sr. – 1957
Harry Seale – 1958
Sam W. Pipes, III – 1959
T. Massey Bedsole – 1960
George F. Wood – 1961
Alvin McConnell – 1962
Thomas A. Johnston, III – 1963
Robert T. Cunningham, Sr. – 1964
Robert P. Denniston – 1965
Jack C. Gallalee – 1966
James L. May, Jr. – 1967
Thomas G. Greaves, Jr. – 1968
Arthur J. Kearley – 1969
W. Dewitt Reams – 1970
Charlie Hoffman – 1971
George E. Stone, Jr. – 1972
Judge Alex T. Howard, Jr. – 1973
Nicholas S. McGowin – 1974
Erling Riis, Jr. – 1975
Charles B. Arendall, Jr. – 1976
Herndon Inge, Jr. – 1977
Ross Diamond, Jr. – 1978
Albert J. Tully – 1978-79
Harry H,. Riddick – 1980
W. Boyd Reeves – 1981
Mylan R. Engel – 1982
James J. Duffy, Jr. – 1983
G. Sage Lyons – 1984
Ben H. Kilborn – 1985
Mitchell G. Lattof, Sr. – 1986
Marshall J. DeMouy – 1987
Samuel L. Stockman – 1988
Judge William H. McDermott – 1989
Judge Richard W. Vollmer, Jr. – 1990
George W. Finkbohner, Jr. – 1990
Justice Champ Lyons, Jr. – 1991
Jerry A. McDowell – 1992
Thomas E. Bryant, Jr. – 1993
D. Richard Bounds – 1994
Alton R. Brown, Jr. – 1995
William A. Kimbrough, Jr. – 1996
Cooper C. Thurber – 1997
Stova F. McFadden – 1998
Fred W. Killion, Jr. – 1999
Alex F. Lankford, III – 2000
Larry U. Sims – 2001
Donald M. Briskman – 2002
Michael D. Knight – 2003
James A. Yance – 2004
Beth McFadden Rouse – 2005
Benjamen T. Rowe – 2006
M. Kathleen Miller – 2007
Ian F. Gaston – 2008
John N. Leach – 2009
Carlos A. Williams – 2010
Henry A. Calloway – 2011
Wes Pipes – 2012
Michael E. Upchurch – 2013
J. Michael Druhan – 2014
Brian P. McCarthy – 2015
Peter S. Mackey – 2016
J. Greg Carwie – 2017
Jean M. Powers – 2018
Mark A. Newell - 2019