The son of former Sheriff Mac Abercrombie, he was associated with his father’s horse and feed business from 1947 and was later livestock and real estate dealer.
Mac Claude Abercrombie, Jr., born in 1929, served as sheriff for two terms from 1965 to 1972. In 1964 he outpolled opponents James Rainwater, J. B. Cooper, Jesse Pilgrim and Eddie W. Cosby in his third try for office.
Appointment as City Commissioner
Abercrombie was first elected as a county commissioner in 1992.
His wife Vickie is a teacher. He is the father of five children.