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Oral history with Mr. Brad Dye

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Creator:Dye, Brad, 1933-
Creator:Derr, Reid
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. Brad Dye
Date:1993 Sept. 20

Oral history. Interview conducted on September 20, 1993 with Brad Dye concerning Mississippi Governor Paul Johnson Jr. Dye was born on December 20, 1933 in Charleston, Mississippi. In 1957, he received his bachelor of business administration degree from the University of Mississippi and two years later graduated from the university's School of Law. In 1950, Dye worked as a page in the U.S. House of Representatives and in the fifties, he worked for Paul B. Johnson Jr. Dye won a seat in the Mississippi House of Representatives in 1960. During his term, he also worked as an attorney for the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee. In 1965, Dye resigned from the Committee to serve as a commissioner to the Workman's Compensation Commission. Dye has also worked as director of the Agricultural and Industrial Board, state treasurer, lieutenant governor, and a delegate to the National Democratic Convention.

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Types:Transcripts | Oral histories | Text
Subjects:Dye, Brad, 1933- | Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 | Legislators--Mississippi--Interviews | Lieutenant governors--Mississippi | Governors--Mississippi | College graduates--Mississippi | Lawyers--Mississippi | State governments--Officials and employees | Political participation--Mississippi | Politicians--Mississippi | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | African Americans--Mississippi--Social conditions--20th century | African Americans--Politics and government | Interviews--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government | Race relations | University of Mississippi | Mississippi. Agricultural and Industrial Board | Mississippi. Legislature. House of Representatives | United States, Mississippi, Charleston | United States, Mississippi, Tallahatchie County
Collection:USM Oral History
Institution:University of Southern Mississippi Libraries
Contributors:University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries
Original Material:

Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 639, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.

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