Robert Aderholt

Updated: August 07, 2022 at 12:14 PM CST

General Information

Who is Robert Aderholt?
Robert Aderholt

On January 3, 2021, Congressman Robert B. Aderholt took office to serve his 13th term representing Alabama’s Fourth Congressional District.

Aderholt is a member of the powerful House Committee on Appropriations, which has jurisdiction over funding the operation of the federal government. He serves as Ranking Member of the Subcommittee on Commerce, Justice and Science and supports greater transparency, accountability and oversight of the appropriations process. Aderholt also serves as a member of the Agriculture and Rural Development Subcommittee and the Defense Subcommittee. An advocate of fiscal responsibility, truth in budgeting and a federal government that operates within its means, Aderholt tries to bring common-sense solutions to the Appropriations Committee.

Aderholt also serves as a commission member of the Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (commonly known as the Helsinki Commission). Founded in 1976, the Helsinki Commission comprises 56 countries around the world that together monitors human rights in Europe and Central Asia.

A staunch supporter of his community, district and the state of Alabama, Aderholt believes the federal government serves a critical role in assisting state and local projects regarding economic development. He supports pro-growth initiatives that create jobs, strong immigration standards, and robust national security.

Before his election to Congress, Aderholt served as Assistant Legal Advisor to Governor Fob James and Municipal Judge for the city of Haleyville, Alabama. Educated through Alabama's public school system, Aderholt received his B.A. from Birmingham Southern College and his J.D. from the Cumberland School of Law at Samford University.

Born on July 22, 1965, and raised in Alabama, Aderholt and his wife, Caroline, have their residence in Haleyville along with their daughter, Mary Elliott, and their son, Robert Hayes. When Congress is in session, his family joins him in Washington, D.C. area.

Status: U.S. Alabama Representative for District 4
Party: Republican
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Birthday: July 22, 1965 57

Contact Information

Known contact information for Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL.

  • 266 Cannon House Office Building
    Washington, DC 20515
  • Phone: 202-225-4876
  • Official Email: Unknown

Education Information

Known educational history for Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL.

  • JD, Cumberland School of Law, Samford University, 1987-1990
  • BA, History/Political Science, Birmingham Southern University, 1985-1987
  • Attended, Political Science, University of North Alabama, 1983-1984

Political Information

Known political history for Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL.

  • Candidate, United States House of Representatives, Alabama, District 4, 2022
  • Representative, United States House of Representatives, Alabama, District 4, 1997-present
  • Candidate, Alabama State House of Representatives, 1990

Professions Information

Known professional history for Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL.

  • Assistant Legal Adviser, Office of Governor Fob James, 1995-1996
  • Municipal Judge, City of Haleyville, 1992-1996

Congressional Information

Known congressional history for Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL.

  • Member, Tea Party Caucus
  • Member, National Guard and Reserve Components Congressional Members Organization
  • Member, Republican Study Committee
  • Member, Congressional-Executive Commission on China

Organizations Information

Known organizational history for Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL.

  • Member, Kappa Alpha Order, present
  • Delegate, Republican National Convention, 1992
  • Member, Commission on Security and Cooperation in Europe (Helsinki Commission)

Election History

Robert Aderholt from Haleyville, AL has participated in elections listed below in the state of Alabama.

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