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Robert J. Bentley
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Bentley campaign photo (2009)
53rd Governor of Alabama
In office
January 17, 2011 – April 10, 2017
Lieutenant Kay Ivey
Preceded by Bob Riley
Succeeded by Kay Ivey
Member of the Alabama House of Representatives
from the 63rd district
In office
Preceded by Tim Parker
Succeeded by Bill Poole
Personal details
Robert Julian Bentley

(1943-02-03) February 3, 1943 (age 78)
Columbiana, Alabama, U.S.
Political party Republican
Spouse(s) Dianne Bentley
Children 4
Residence Tuscaloosa, Alabama (personal)
Alma mater University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa
University of Alabama, Birmingham
Military service
Allegiance  United States
Branch/service Flag of the United States Air Force United States Air Force
Years of service 1969–1975
Rank Captain

Robert Julian Bentley (born February 3, 1943) is an American politician and medical doctor. Bentley is the 53rd Governor of Alabama serving from 2011 through 2017. A member of the Republican Party, Bentley was elected Governor in 2010 and was sworn in on January 17, 2011. He resigned on April 10, 2017.


Bentley resigned on April 10, 2017.

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