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Secretary of State John H. Merrill to Recognize JSU Emeritus and Former Congressman Glen Browder

04/01/2015

Alabama’s Secretary of State John H. Merrill will recognize Jacksonville State University Emeritus and former Congressman Glen Browder on Tuesday, April 7, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. in the Alabama Archives & History building’s Milo B. Howard auditorium. Congressman Browder will receive the National Association of Secretary of States (NASS) Gold Medallion Award for his ground-breaking work with campaign finance reform in the state of Alabama during his tenure as Secretary of State. Browder served as a U.S. Congressman, Alabama Secretary of State, and Alabama State Legislator. The public is invited to attend.

John Glen Browder is a former member of the United States House of Representatives from Alabama's 3rd congressional district.  His political career began in the Alabama State House, where he served in the Alabama House of Representatives from 1983-1986. He also served as the 45th Alabama Secretary of State from 1987-1989.

"As the Secretary of State, I am proud to continue recognizing Alabamians who have championed issues that further fairness in the way we operate in the state of Alabama, especially Glen Browder’s work initiating  campaign finance reform,” stated Secretary of State John Merrill. “I appreciate this opportunity to acknowledge the great work that Congressman Browder has provided the citizens of Alabama as a legislator, Secretary of State, and U.S. Congressman. I am honored to recognize his work and say thank you on behalf of the people of this great state."

The NASS Gold Medallion Award allows individual Secretaries of State to recognize outstanding service and dedication to furthering the mission of the National Association of Secretaries of State (NASS) within the states. Secretary Merrill will preside over the recognition ceremony, and the public is invited to attend.

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