Oral history with Michael L. Carr Jr.

Oral history with Michael L. Carr Jr.

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Creator:Carr, Michael L., 1920-
Title:Oral history with Michael L. Carr Jr.
Date:1993 Oct. 28

Oral history. Interview conducted on October 28, 1993 with Judge Michael L. Carr (born 1920). He moved to Mississippi when he received an appointment to serve as law clerk to Edwin R. Holmes, U.S. circuit judge for the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals. Carr entered private law practice in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in 1951 and has lived there ever since. He was elected district attorney of the Fourteenth Judicial District in 1955 and served seven years. In 1962, he was elected chancellor of the Fifteenth Chancery Court District of Mississippi. He retired in 1990 when he was designated chancellor, senior status.

Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services to the University of Southern Mississippi.

Types:Transcripts | Oral histories
Subjects:Carr, Michael L., 1920- | Johnston, Erle | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Justice, Administration of--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government--1951- | Appellate courts--Mississippi | Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission | Judges--Mississippi--Interviews | Mississippi
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:Katagiri, Yasuhiro | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Online Publisher:Hattiesburg, Miss. : University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2000-05-17
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 469, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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