Tubb, Thomas J. (Thomas Jefferson), 1899-
Thomas Jefferson Tubb (born 1899). Mr. Tubb served as chairman of the Clay County Executive committee for 47 years from 1928 to 1975 and during the Dixiecrat movement from 1950 to 1956. He was serving as President of the board of trustees of the Institution of Higher Learning from 1955 to 1964 when Ole Miss was forced by the federal government to admit James Meredith.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Civil Rights in Mississippi Digital Archive (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- USM Oral History (University of Southern Mississippi Libraries)