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Commission Members

Commission Personnel

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1956-1960 22

  • J.P. Coleman, governor - chairman, ex-officio
  • Carroll Gartin, lt. governor - vice-chairman, ex-officio
  • Joe T. Patterson, attorney general, ex-officio
  • Walter Sillers, speaker of the House of Representatives, ex-officio
  • George J. Thornton, Kosciusko
  • W. S. Henley, Hazelhurst
  • Hugh N. Clayton, New Albany
  • Sen. Earl Evans, Canton
  • Sen. William G. Burgin, Jr., Columbus
  • Rep. Joe W. Hopkins, Clarksdale
  • Rep. George Payne Cossar, Charleston
  • Rep. William H. Johnson, Jr., Decatur

1960-1964

  • Ross R. Barnett, governor - chairman, ex-officio
  • Paul B. Johnson, Jr., lt. governor - vice chairman, ex-officio
  • Walter Sillers, speaker of the House of Representatives, ex-officio
  • Joe T. Patterson, attorney general, ex-officio
  • Tom Watkins, Jackson
  • Jess Stockstill, Picayune
  • Aubrey Bell, Greenwood
  • Sen. Herman B. DeCell, Yazoo City
  • Sen. Earl Evans, Canton
  • Rep. William H. Johnson, Jr., Decatur
  • Rep. Wilburn Hooker, Lexington
  • Rep. Joe Moss, Raymond

1964-1968

  • Paul B. Johnson, Jr., governor - chairman, ex-officio
  • Carroll Gartin, president of the Senate, vice chairman, ex-officio
  • Walter Sillers, speaker of the House of Representatives, ex-officio
  • Joe T. Patterson, attorney general, ex-officio
  • Edward J. Currier, Sr., Hattiesburg
  • Semmes Luckett, Clarksdale
  • Sen. Herman DeCell, Yazoo City
  • Sen. Hayden Campbell, Jackson
  • Rep. Kenneth O. Williams, Clarksdale
  • Rep. Horace Harned, Starkville
  • Rep. Joe Moss, Raymond

1968-1972

  • John Bell Williams, governor - chairman ex-officio
  • Charles Sullivan, lt. governor - vice chairman, ex-officio
  • John Junkin, ex-officio speaker of the House of Representatives, Ex-Offico
  • A. F. Summer, attorney general, ex-officio
  • O. J. Bori, Vicksburg
  • Karl Kepper, Hattiesburg
  • Rep. Horace H. Harned, Jr. Starkville
  • Rep. J. Lonnie Smith, Poplarville
  • Rep. W. H. Jolly, Columbus
  • Rep. Betty Jane Long, Meridian
  • Sen. Perrin Purvis, Tupelo
  • Sen. Herman DeCell, Yazoo City

1972-1976

  • William Waller, governor - chairman, ex-officio
  • William Winter, lt. governor - vice chairman, ex-officio
  • John Junkin, speaker of the House of Representatives, ex-officio
  • A. F. Summer, attorney general, ex-officio
  • Dan Martin, Brandon
  • H. Ted Lambert, Monticello
  • J. R. Parker, Tupelo
  • Sen. William C. Butler
  • Sen. Perrin Purvis
  • Rep. DeVan Dallas
  • Rep. Tommy A. Thorne
  • Rep. Jerry Wilburn