An Irregular Guy

When Guy Hunt became Governor of Alabama in 1987, he won a rare distinction: he was the state's first Republican chief executive since Reconstruction. Now Hunt has acquired a status he is surely less eager to embrace: the 59-year-old two-termer is the first Alabama Governor to be removed from office on a felony conviction. A jury decided Hunt was guilty of looting $200,000 for personal use from the very tax-exempt fund raised for his initial installation.

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