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|Creator:||Hicks, Hervey O., b. 1900|
|Creator:||Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage|
|Title:||Oral history with Honorable Hervey O. Hicks|
|Date:||1976 Sept. 2|
Oral history. Interview conducted on September 2, 1976 with the Honorable Hervey O. Hicks at his home in Benton, Mississippi. Hicks was born on a farm near Benton, Mississippi, in Yazoo County in 1900. In 1931, he ran a successful campaign for election to the Mississippi House of Representatives. After serving one term, he returned to farming and did not enter into public service again until 1947, when he ran once more for the Mississippi House of Representatives. He won that election and served from 1948 until his retirement in 1976. His committee activities included participation of the Appropriations Committee, Railroad Committee, and Public Utilities Committee.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Types:||Transcripts | Oral histories | Text|
|Subjects:||Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, 1877-1947 | Hicks, Hervey O., b. 1900 | Civil rights--Mississippi | Legislators--Mississippi | Politicians--Mississippi | Farmers--Mississippi | State governments--Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528|
|Collection:||USM Oral History|
|Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries|
|Contributors:||University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries|
Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 639, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.
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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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