Janie Shores


Age: 85

the first female judge on the Alabama Supreme Court who was first elected to the state Supreme Court in 1974 as a Democrat and served until her retirement in 1999, who was once considered a potential U.S. Supreme Court nominee by former President Bill Clinton for appointment to the U.S. Supreme Court in 1993, but the seat went to Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg.

Cause of Death: After a stroke

Born: April 30, 1932

Died: August 9, 2017

Fairhope, Alabama