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|Creator:||Williams, Kenneth O., 1924-|
|Title:||Oral history with Mr. Kenneth O. Williams|
|Date:||1993 Oct. 13|
Oral history. Interview conducted on October 13, 1993 with Mr. Kenneth O. Williams at the new state capitol building in Jackson, Mississippi. Williams was born on January 18, 1924 in Clarksdale, Mississippi. He received a BA in political science from Vanderbilt University. Williams was awarded the Bronze Star for his service in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a state representative from 1960 until 1984 and served in the state senate from 1988 until 1993. Williams served as director of the Delta Wholesale Hardware Co., Jonestown Peanut Corporation, Jonestown Elevator, Inc., and United Southern Bank. He is also a partner in the farming business of P.F. Williams and Sons.
Electronic version made available through a National Leadership Grant for Libraries from the Institute for Museum and Library Services.
|Types:||Oral histories | Transcripts|
|Subjects:||Williams, Kenneth O., 1924- | Legislators--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government--1951- | Flags--United States--States | Governors--Mississippi | Civil rights--Mississippi | Law--Political aspects--Mississippi | Politics, Practical--Mississippi | Mississippi--Politics and government--20th century | Public administration--Mississippi | Mississippi. Legislature--Committees | Mississippi|
|Collection:||Institution:||University of Southern Mississippi Libraries||Contributors:||Katagiri, Yasuhiro, 1960- | Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage | University of Southern Mississippi. Libraries||Online Publisher:||Hattiesburg, Miss.: University of Southern Mississippi Libraries | 2002-03-15||Original Material:|
Mississippi Oral History Program of the University of Southern Mississippi, vol. 470, McCain Library, University of Southern Mississippi.
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Forms part of the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
Forms part of the Mississippi Oral History Program Collection in the Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive.
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