American Legislative Leaders in the South, 1911-1994

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James Roger Sharp, Nancy Weatherly Sharp
Greenwood Press, Jan 1, 1999 - Biography & Autobiography - 361 pages
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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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Party Affiliation of Speakers
Characteristics of Speakers by Year

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About the author (1999)

Sharp is a member of the faculty and Assistant Dean at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communication at Syracuse University.

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