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Oral history with the Honorable Horace Buckley

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Creator:Buckley, Horace, 1941-
Creator:Garvey, Mike
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with the Honorable Horace Buckley
Date:1977 May 11

Oral history. Interview conducted on May 11, 1977 with the Honorable Horace Buckley at his home in Jackson, Mississippi. Buckley was born on July 14, 1941 in Jackson, Mississippi. He obtained his undergraduate degree from Mississippi Valley State and his master's degree in guidance counseling/educational psychology from Tuskegee Institute in Tuskegee, Alabama. In 1975, Buckley was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives to serve a four-year consecutive term. While in the legislature, he worked on the Judiciary B. Committee, Education Committee and the Penitentiary Committee. Buckley was appointed to the Select Committee on Education and is a member to the National Assembly of State Legislators, representing Mississippi as a member of that body's Education Committee. In addition, he was the commissioner for the City of Jackson's Housing Authority, member of the Jackson District Association, and Minister and Pastor of the Cade Chapel Missionary Baptist Church.

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Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Text
Subjects:Buckley, Horace, 1941- | African American legislators--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi | African American men--Mississippi | Legislators--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations | Civil rights--Race relations | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Educators--Mississippi | Clergy--Mississippi | Housing authorities--Mississippi | State governments | Cade Chapel Missionary Baptist Church (Jackson, Miss.) | Jackson District Association (Miss.) | Mississippi. Legislature. House of Representatives | United States, Mississippi, 32.354668, -89.398528
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
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Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 639, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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