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Theron Lynd and the End of An Era

Gordon A. Martin

in Count Them One by One: Black Mississippians Fighting for the Right to Vote

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781604737899
eISBN:
9781604737905
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781604737899.003.0005
Subject:
History, Political History

This chapter describes Theron Lynd’s election as circuit clerk of Forrest County in 1959. In March 1955, Lynd announced his decision to run in the August primary against longtime circuit clerk Luther ... More


Changing of the Guard

Robert V. Haynes

in The Mississippi Territory and the Southwest Frontier 1795–1817

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9780813125770
eISBN:
9780813135434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Kentucky
DOI:
10.5810/kentucky/9780813125770.003.0011
Subject:
History, American History: 19th Century

This chapter discusses the second term of Governor Williams, who started his term by dissolving both houses instead of proroguing the lower one. He reasoned that a compliant General Assembly was ... More


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