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Oral history with Mr. Pete Johnson

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Creator:Johnson, Pete, 1948-
Creator:Derr, Reid
Creator:Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Title:Oral history with Mr. Pete Johnson
Date:1993 Jan. 26

Oral history. Interview conducted on January 26, 1993 with Pete Johnson, nephew of Paul B. Johnson Jr., at his home in Madison, Mississippi. Pete Johnson was born on May 12, 1948 in Alexandria, Louisiana. He received his B.S. degree in business administration from the University of Mississippi. Johnson then went on to receive his law degree from the Jackson School of Law and a degree from Louisiana State University's School of Banking. Johnson was elected state auditor in 1987 and served in that position from 1988 to 1992. He has served as chairman of the Mississippi marketing Council, chairman of the Coahoma County Industrial Foundation, president of the Coahoma County Chamber of Commerce, and director of the Delta Council Community and Industrial Development Board.

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., 1916-1985 | Johnson, Pete, 1948- | Auditors--Mississippi--Interviews | Civic leaders--Mississippi | College students--Mississippi | College graduates--Mississippi | Lawyers--Mississippi | Governors--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil right movements--Mississippi | Interviews--Mississippi | Men--Mississippi | State governments | University of Mississippi | United States, Mississippi, Coahoma 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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