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|Creator:||Minniece, Thomas Y., 1912-|
|Creator:||Morgan, Chester M.|
|Creator:||Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage|
|Title:||Oral history with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece|
|Date:||1985 Apr. 16|
Oral history. Interview conducted on April 16, 1985 with Mr. Thomas Y. Minniece. Minniece was born in Meridian, Mississippi on October 9, 1912. He received a BA degree from the University of Texas in 1933 and a law degree from the University of Mississippi in 1936. In 1939, Minniece was elected to the Mississippi House of Representatives but resigned in 1941 to serve in the Pacific Theater during World War II. He served as Chancellor of the 12th District from 1948 until 1953. Minniece served as a member of the Lauderdale County Election Commission from 1956 to 1964, and he was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention in 1952. In addition, Minniece taught political science and history at Meridian Junior College from 1968 to 1978.
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|Types:||Transcripts | Oral histories | StillImage|
|Subjects:||Minniece, Thomas Y., 1912- | Civil rights workers--Mississippi | College teachers--Mississippi--Meridian | Legislators--Mississippi--Meridian | Educators--Mississippi | Teachers--Mississippi | College graduates--Mississippi | Elections--Mississippi | Statesmen--Mississippi | Politicians--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Civil rights movements--Mississippi | Universities and colleges--Mississippi | Men--Mississippi | Interviews--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Mississippi--Race relations | Veterans--Mississippi | World War, 1939-1945--Veterans | African Americans--Civil rights | Mississippi. Legislature. House of Representatives | University of Mississippi | University of Texas | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County, Meridian, 32.3643098, -88.703656 | United States, Mississippi, Lauderdale County|
|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. 319 part 2, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.
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