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Longtime Congressman Dickinson Dies at 83

Montgomery, AL – A longtime aide to former Alabama Republican Congressman Bill Dickinson said the retired congressman has died after an extended illness.

Walter Bamberg said Dickinson passed away Monday night at his home in Montgomery. He was 83.

Dickinson, a former judge in Opelika, was elected to Congress in 1964. He retired in 1992 after 13 consecutive terms in office.

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