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Oral history with Mr. Paul B. Johnson III

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Creator:Johnson, Paul B., 1948-
Creator:Derr, Reid
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. Paul B. Johnson III
Date:1993 June 23, 1993 July 8

Oral history. Interview conducted on June 23 and July 8, 1993 with Paul B. Johnson III concerning his father, Paul B. Johnson Jr., and Mississippi Politics. Johnson was born in 1948 in Mississippi. Both his father, Paul B. Johnson Jr., and his grandfather, Paul B. Johnson Sr., served as governors of the state of Mississippi. Paul B. Johnson III worked in his father's campaigns as a child and, as a teenager, lived in the governor's mansion during his father's administration. He never held public office himself, although he has been involved in many campaigns other than his family's campaigns.

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:Johnson, Paul B., 1948- | Johnson, Paul B., 1916-1985 | Children of governors--Mississippi--Jackson | Men, White--Mississippi--Jackson | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Governors--Mississippi | Legislators--Mississippi | Political campaigns--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government--1951- | Fathers--Mississippi | Children--Mississippi | Men--Mississippi | Ku Klux Klan (1915- ) | Mississippi Governor's Mansion (Jackson, Miss.) | Race relations | State governments | 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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