Former Agriculture Commissioner and State Senator Albert McDonald dies


Former Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Albert McDonald died Sunday. This photo is from August 1982 as he was campaigning in Decatur. (Photo from the WHNT archives.)

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HUNTSVILLE, Ala. (WHNT)- WHNT News 19 has learned of the death of former Alabama Agriculture Commissioner Albert McDonald.  McDonald died Sunday.

McDonald was elected in 1982 and served two terms from 1983 to 1991.   He also served as a member of the Alabama Senate.

His son Stan McDonald served two years as Limestone County Probate Judge.   His son-in-law is current Congressman Robert Aderholt.

McDonald was 83.  Funeral arrangements are pending.