American Legislative Leaders in the South, 1911-1994
James Roger Sharp, Nancy Weatherly Sharp
Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 361 pages
The third of four volumes comprising a biographical dictionary of state house speakers from 1911 to 1994, this book covers speakers from Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maryland, Mississippi, North Carolina, Oklahoma, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Virginia, and West Virginia. Following an insightful analytical introduction, the entries provide biographical and career information on all of the Southern speakers. The volume concludes with valuable statistical appendixes based on an exhaustive database. This book complements volumes on the West and Midwest. A volume on the Northeast is forthcoming.
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Alabama American Legion APPT ST attorney Baltimore BAPTIST OFFICER Bar Association BARRY WILLIAM began a law began practicing law born Brown BUREAU chair chosen as speaker College Committee Democrat died earned a B.A. Educated ELEC OTH ELEC Elks ENLISTED MARRIED GEORGE Georgia governor GRAD COLL House of Delegates House of Representatives HSE RET HSE JAMES JOHN JOSEPH Knights of Pythias law practice LAWYER LAWYER LAWYER NONE LAWYER Legislative Legislature LEWIS Lexington Little Rock LL.B Louisiana MAJ OTH ELEC MAJ RET HSE MAJ RET SPK MARRIED BAPTIST MARRIED METHODIST Maryland Masons Methodist Methodist Church Mississippi named speaker OFFICER MARRIED OTH ELEC OTH percent president Press of Kentucky PROFESS public schools RET HSE RET ROBERT ROBERT WILBURN session SETH MCKINNEY South speakership successfully ran Tennessee Texas THOMAS U.S. Army U.S. Navy U.S. Senate University of North West Virginia WILLIAM won election YES NO YES YES YES YES