Alvin Holmes dies at 81; had served decades in Alabama House

FILE - In this June 16, 2010, file photo, Rep. Alvin Holmes, D-Montgomery talks to reporters at his Montgomery, Ala., office. Former Rep. Holmes has died at the age of 81. Holmes had been the longest-serving member of the Alabama House of Representatives before his defeat in 2018. State House of Representatives spokesman Clay Redden confirmed Holmes’ death Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020.

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Former state Rep. Alvin Holmes, who had been the longest-serving member of the Alabama House of Representatives before his 2018 defeat, has died. He was 81.

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