1959 – Born on the 19th of November in Selma, Alabama to Imogene Virginia Lyons and Josiah Robins Bonner.
1982 – Educated and graduated at the University of Alabama.
1984 – He started working as campaign press secretary for Congressman Sonny Callahan.
1989 – Bonner was promoted to Chief of Staff to Callahan and moved to Mobile, Alabama.
– Served as a member of the board of directors for the Mobile Area Chamber of Commerce.
2000 – College of Communications at The University of Alabama honored him as their Outstanding Alumnus in Public Relations.
2003 – Served as Representative from Alabama.