Jim Zeigler has worked as an elder-care planner for senior citizens and veterans. He has a plan to turn the State Auditor’s office into a monitor of how our tax dollars are spent in Montgomery.

Zeigler was born in Sylacauga, Alabama, where his father, Bloise Zeigler, was longtime Mayor of the town of Oak Grove, and he served twice as Chairman of East Alabama Regional Planning Commission.

Jim Zeigler was led to Christ and baptized by pastor, William K. Weaver, who became the founding President of the University of Mobile. Zeigler earned a degree in Public Administration from the University of Alabama, where he was President of the Student Government Association. He served on the University of Alabama Athletic Committee along with Coach Paul “Bear” Bryant.

Zeigler served on the Alabama Public Service Commission and twice as delegate to the Republican National Convention. He is married to Jackie Zeigler, longtime Principal of award-winning Mary B. Austin Elementary School in Mobile. Jackie serves on the Alabama State Board of Education representing District 1. They have two teenage children: James Baldwin “Win” Zeigler and Mary Magdalene “Maggie” Zeigler.

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