Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is a politician and attorney from America. From the year 2017 to 2018, Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III has served as the 84th United States Attorney General.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III is better known as Jeff. His date of birth is on December 24, 1946. And, he was born in Selma, Alabama, USA. Presently, Jeff is 74 years old and his zodiac sign is Capricorn. His father is Jefferson Beauregard Sessions, Jr., and former Abbie Powe Sessions.
Jeff attended Wilcox County High School. Then, he studied at Huntingdon College in Montgomery. There, he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in the year 1969. Jeff was active in the Young Republicans and was student body president.
Further, Jeff attended the University of Alabama School of Law. And, in 1973, he graduated with a Juris Doctor. Likewise, he stepped into the private practice of law in Russellville. Then, later in Mobile. Also, in the 1970s, Jeff served in the Army Reserve with the rank of captain.
Professionally, Jeff is a politician and attorney. From the year 2017 to 2018, he has served as the 84th United States Attorney General. Previously, from 1997 to 2017, he served as the United States Senator from Alabama. Therefore, it was before resigning that position to serve in the administration of President Donald Trump.
Similarly, from 1981 to 1993, Jeff served as the U.S. Attorney for the Southern District of Alabama. In 1994, Jeff was elected Attorney General of Alabama. Similarly, in the year 1996, Jeff was elected to the U.S. Senate and was re-elected in the years 2002, 2008, and 2014.
Jeff was considered one of the most conservative Senators during his Senate tenure. Jeff was an early supporter of Donald Trump’s 2016 presidential campaign. Therefore, he got nominations from Trump for the post of U.S. Attorney General. In February 2017, Jeff was confirmed and sworn in as Attorney General.
Moreover, in his confirmation hearings, Jeff stated under oath that he did not have contact with Russian officials during the 2016 presidential campaign. And, also that Jeff was unaware of any contact between Trump campaign members and Russian officials.
In March 2017, news reports revealed that in 2016, Jeff had twice met with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak. Later, Jeff recused himself from any investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 United States elections. Likewise, as Attorney General, Jeff rescinded a memo issued by one of his predecessors, Eric Holder.
Therefore, he ordered federal prosecutors to begin seeking the maximum criminal charges possible. Also, Jeff played a key role in the implementation of the Trump administration’s family separation policy. Moreover, Trump issued an executive order revoking the cities’ funding. But, sadly, that order was overturned by a federal court.
Jeff also supported the Department of Justice prosecutions of medical marijuana providers. Similarly, Jeff on November 7, 2018, offered his resignation at Trump’s request following months of public and private conflict with President Trump over his recusal from investigations relating to Russian election interference.
Therefore, Jeff ran in the 2020 Senate election in Alabama to reclaim his old seat. But, however, he lost in the Republican primary to Tommy Tuberville.
Jeff married his wife Mary Blackshear in the year 1969. Together, they have three kids named Ruth, Mary Abigail, and Sam. And, as of March 2020, they have ten grandchildren. Moreover, he and his family attend a United Methodist church. Jeff and his wife are members of the Ashland Place United Methodist Church in Mobile, Alabama. Further, Jeff has taught Sunday school there.
Jeff is 1.65 m or 5 feet 4 inches tall. He has a decent weight but he has not publicly announced his weight. And, also, his other body measurements like chest-waist-hip, dress size, shoe size, etc are missing. Moreover, Jeff has a set of brown eyes and his hair has turned white.
Social Media and Net Worth
His ‘@jeffsessions’ Twitter account has gained over 73.1K followers. He has earned over 742 followers on his ‘@jeffsessionsal’ Instagram account. Similarly, his Facebook page has gained over 12K followers. He also has a self-titled YouTube account and has earned over 379 subscribers.
Jeff is sure to earn a handful amount of money throughout his professional work. But, unfortunately, his net worth and other earnings are not provided.