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List of people from Mississippi

 

List of people from Mississippi

This list contains people who were born or lived in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Contents

  • Activists and advocates 1
  • Actors and actresses 2
  • Artists 3
  • Athletes and sports-related people 4
  • Broadcast media personalities 5
  • Comedians 6
  • Educators 7
  • Entrepreneurs and business leaders 8
  • Filmmakers 9
  • Jurists and lawyers 10
  • Military figures 11
  • Models 12
  • Musicians 13
  • Physicians 14
  • Politicians 15
  • Scientists and inventors 16
  • Supercentenarians 17
  • Writers 18
  • Other people 19
  • References 20

Activists and advocates

Actors and actresses

Artists

Athletes and sports-related people

Broadcast media personalities

Comedians

Educators

Entrepreneurs and business leaders

Filmmakers

Jurists and lawyers

Military figures

Models

Musicians

Physicians

Politicians

Scientists and inventors

Supercentenarians

Writers

Other people

References

  1. ^ "Ruby Bridges". biography.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Local People by John Dittmer". Retrieved August 8, 2009
  3. ^ "Will D. Campbell". The University of Mississippi. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  4. ^ "James Chaney". .spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  5. ^ "Vernon Dahmer". The University of Southern Mississippi. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  6. ^ "Charles Evers". clarionledger.com. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  7. ^ "Medgar Evers". National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  8. ^ "Myrlie Evers- Williams". National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  9. ^ Southern Echo: Dianna Freelon-Foster
  10. ^ "C. L. Franklin".  
  11. ^ "Lloyd L. Gaines". Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  12. ^ "Duncan Montgomery Gray, Jr.". The Archives of the Episcopal Church. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  13. ^ "Percy Greene". University of Southern Mississippi Libraries. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  14. ^ Harris, Hamil R.; Schudel, Matt (November 25, 2012). "Lawrence Guyot".  
  15. ^ "Fannie Lou Hamer". National Women's Hall of Fame. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  16. ^ Martin, Douglas (May 9, 2004). "Winson Hudson".  
  17. ^ "Clyde Kennard". Mississippi Historical Society. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  18. ^ "Inventory of the Ed King Collection". Retrieved June 20, 2009. 
  19. ^ "James Meredith". spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  20. ^ "Anne Moody". Encyclopædia Britannica, Inc. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  21. ^ "Ida B. Wells". The University of Mississippi English Department. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  22. ^ "Donald Wildmon". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved October 6, 2013. 
  23. ^ "Profile for Rick Anderson". Retrieved July 27, 2008. 
  24. ^ The Meridian Star newspaper: Backstage Pass: Meridian Museum of Art Around Mississippi 2008
  25. ^ Bill Beckwith, sculptor
  26. ^ a b "It runs in the family". Mississippi Magazine. Retrieved March 25, 2010. 
  27. ^ Mississippi Public Broadcasting: MPB-TV provides LIVE broadcast of 2006 Cellular South Conerly Trophy Presentation
  28. ^ Hevesi, Dennis (26 June 2011). "Byron Burford, 90, American Figurative Artist, Dies". The New York Times. 
  29. ^ "Profile for William Dunlap". Retrieved July 27, 2008. 
  30. ^ University of Mississippi Dept. of Art Alumni: William Dunlap
  31. ^ Paul Grootkerk, "The Visionary Paintings of Theora Hamblett," Women's Art Journal 11 (Autumn 1990–Winter 1991): 19–22.
  32. ^ http://www.kansas.com/entertainment/celebrities/article34371645.html
  33. ^ EdMcGowin.com
  34. ^ University Press of Mississippi: Ed McGowin
  35. ^ "Ethel Wright Mohamed: biography". Retrieved May 1, 2009. 
  36. ^ Smithsonian Magazine: Mississippi Cultural Destinations
  37. ^ "Profile for Ken Sessums". Retrieved July 27, 2008. 
  38. ^ "Scott Rogers, "Family imprint seen in Monroe a century after arrival", April 21, 2013".  
  39. ^ "Rhesa H. Barksdale". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  40. ^ "Neal Brooks Biggers Jr". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  41. ^ "William Joel Blass". Legacy.com. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  42. ^ "Bobby DeLaughter". American Bar Association. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  43. ^ "Jess H. Dickinson". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  44. ^ "Boyce Holleman". University of Mississippi. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  45. ^ "Perry Wilbon Howard". Southern Historical Association. Retrieved October 5, 2013. 
  46. ^ "E. Grady Jolly". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  47. ^ "Charles W. Pickering". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  48. ^ "Thomas Rodney". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  49. ^ "Michael B. Thornton". ustaxcourt.gov/. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  50. ^ "Toledano, Ben C.". ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved June 8, 2014. 
  51. ^ "Michael Wallace". judicialnominees. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  52. ^ "James Hardy, Surgeon Who Paved Way for Transplants, Dies at 84".  
  53. ^ "Thomas Abernethy". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  54. ^ John H. Lang, History of Harrison County, Mississippi Dixie Press, 1935, p. 135.
  55. ^ "Robert H. Adams". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  56. ^ "James L. Alcorn". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  57. ^ "William Allain". Mississippi Historical Society. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  58. ^ "John Mills Allen". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  59. ^ "Haley Barbour". MProject Vote Smart. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  60. ^ "Ethelbert Barksdale". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  61. ^ "William Barksdale". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  62. ^ "Ross Barnett".  
  63. ^ "Theodore G. Bilbo". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  64. ^ "Marsha Blackburn". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  65. ^ "Hale Boggs". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved October 3, 2013. 
  66. ^ "Theodore G. Bilbo of Mississippi".  
  67. ^ "Leon Bramlett". ourcampaigns.com. Retrieved May 7, 2014. 
  68. ^ "Christian Faser, Jr. (1917–2004)".  
  69. ^ Billy Hathorn, "Challenging the Status Quo: Rubel Lex Phillips and the Mississippi Republican Party (1963–1967)", The Journal of Mississippi History XLVII, November 1985, No. 4, pp. 240–264.
  70. ^ "Rubel Phillips Obituary: View Rubel Phillips's Obituary by Clarion Ledger". Legacy.com. Retrieved December 19, 2011. 
  71. ^ Billy Hathorn, "Challenging the Status Quo: Rubel Lex Phillips and the Mississippi Republican Party (1963–1967)", The Journal of Mississippi History XLVII, November 1985, No. 4, p. 262.
  72. ^ Henry E. Chambers, A History of Louisiana, Vol. 2 (Chicago and New York City: The American Historical Society, Inc., 1925), pp. 259–260.
  73. ^ "Membership in the Louisiana State Senate, 1880–2012" (PDF). legis.state.la.us. Retrieved July 15, 2013. 
  74. ^ "Seelig Bartel "Bushie" Wise, September 7, 2004".  
  75. ^ Billy Hathorn, "Challenging the Status Quo: Rubel Lex Phillips and the Mississippi Republican Party (1963–1967)", The Journal of Mississippi History XLVII, November 1985, No. 4, p. 241.
  76. ^ "Bruce Brady Profile". Retrieved June 20, 2009. 
  77. ^ "AKR Author: Charlie Braxton". Retrieved January 16, 2009. 
  78. ^ "Ellen Douglas, Mississippi author". Retrieved June 20, 2009. 
  79. ^ "Bill Fitzhugh's Profile". Retrieved July 27, 2008. 
  80. ^ "Bill Fitzhugh, Mississippi writer from Jackson". Retrieved June 20, 2009. 
  81. ^ "Tom Franklin, Mississippi writer". Retrieved June 12, 2012. 
  82. ^ "Ellis Nassour, A Mississippi Writer from Vicksburg and Author of Honky Tonk Angel The Intimate Story Of Patsy Cline". Mswritersandmusicians.com. Retrieved May 30, 2014. 
  83. ^ "Robert Bruce Smith Profile". Retrieved September 29, 2009. 
  84. ^ Madness and The Mississippi Bonds: A Tale of Old Woodville and the life history of the Planters Bank of Mississippi By Robert Bruce Smith, Published by the Woodville Civic Club 2004
  85. ^ "Neil White, Mississippi author". Retrieved April 5, 2010. 
  86. ^ White, Neil (2010). Mississippians. Nautilus Publishing Company MS. p. 196.  
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