Tyrone Williams

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Tyrone Williams

Tyrone Williams (born July 18, 1948) is a retired school administrator and hearing officer for Birmingham City Schools, and a candidate for Birmingham City Council District 2 in the 2017 Birmingham municipal election.

Williams graduated from Hayes High School and earned a bachelor's degree at South Carolina State University, a master's at Alabama A&M University, and a juris doctorate at Miles Law School. He began working for the school system in 1972.

Williams has served on the Jefferson County Planning and Zoning Board, the Birmingham Police Community Relations Committee, the boards for the League of Women Voters of Greater Birmingham, the Birmingham Chapter of the NAACP, and GASP, as a deacon for Tabernacle Baptist Church, and as a member the Birmingham Business Alliance and the Birmingham Retired Education Association.

Williams and his former wife, Jerona, raised four children: Tycely, Tyrenda, Tyra and Tyrone II.

As a candidate for City Council, Williams hopes to improve public education, workforce development, public safety, business development and environmental issues in District 2.


  • Colby, Tanner (2013) Some of My Best Friends Are Black: The Strange Story of Integration in America. Penguin Books ISBN 9780143123637
  • Daniel, J. H. (April 24, 2017) "Birmingham, say hello to Tyrone Williams, another District 2 city council candidate." Bham Now

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