Dixiecrat
The States' Rights Democratic Party (usually called the Dixiecrats) was a short-lived segregationist political party in the United States in 1948. It originated as a breakaway faction of the Democrati...
Bill Beeny
Bill Beeny (born September 1, 1926, in Madisonville, Kentucky, United States) is a Baptist minister and self-declared segregationist who led right-wing organizations in St. Louis, Missouri, during the...
Leander Perez
Leander Henry Perez, Sr. (July 16, 1891 – March 19, 1969), was the Democratic political boss of Plaquemines and St. Bernard parishes in southeastern Louisiana during the middle third of the 20th...
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Ross Barnett
Ross Robert Barnett (January 22, 1898 – November 6, 1987) was the governor of Mississippi from 1960 to 1964. He was a prominent member of the Dixiecrats, Southern Democrats who supporte...
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T. Coleman Andrews
Thomas Coleman Andrews (February 19, 1899 – October 15, 1983) was an accountant and an independent candidate for President of the United States.Andrews was born in Richmond, Virginia. After high schoo...
Happy Chandler
Albert Benjamin "Happy" Chandler, Sr. (July 14, 1898 – June 15, 1991) was a politician from the U.S. state of Kentucky. He represented the state in the U.S. Senate and served as its 44t...
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Hugh Roy Cullen
Hugh Roy Cullen (July 3, 1881 – July 4, 1957) was an American industrialist and philanthropist. Cullen was heavily involved in the petroleum industry, was a large supporter of the University of Houst...
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John C. Stennis
John Cornelius Stennis (August 3, 1901 – April 23, 1995) was a U.S. Senator from the state of Mississippi. He was a Democrat who served in the Senate for over 41 years, becoming its mos...
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Fielding L. Wright
Fielding Lewis Wright (May 16, 1895 – May 4, 1956) was a Democratic politician who served as Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi from 1944 to 1946, then as Governor after the incumbent, Thomas L. Baile...
Cy Bahakel
Cy Nesbe Bahakel (April 12, 1919 – April 20, 2006) was an American politician. He was a North Carolina state senator and a media magnate. He was a member of the Democratic Party.Bahakel was born to a ...
Bull Connor
Theophilus Eugene Connor, known as Bull Connor (July 11, 1897 – March 10, 1973), was the Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, during the American Civil Rights Moveme...
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Herman Talmadge
Herman Eugene Talmadge, Sr. (August 9, 1913 – March 21, 2002), was a Democratic American politician from the state of Georgia. He served as the 70th Governor of Georgia briefly in 1947 and again...
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Frank M. Dixon
Frank Murray Dixon (July 25, 1892 – October 11, 1965) was an American Democratic politician. He served as the 40th Governor of Alabama from 1939 to 1943 and is most known for reorganizing the state go...
Benjamin Travis Laney
Benjamin Travis Laney, Jr. (25 November 1896 – 21 January 1977), was the 33rd Governor of Arkansas, having served from 1945 to 1949.
Laney was born in Camden, where he attended Ouac...
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Strom Thurmond
James Strom Thurmond (December 5, 1902 – June 26, 2003) was an American politician who served for 48 years as a United States Senator from South Carolina. He ran for president in 1948 as the Stat...
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Carroll Gartin
Carroll Gartin (September 14, 1913 – December 19, 1966) was an American Democratic politician from Laurel in Jones County in southeastern Mississippi, who served three terms as the 22nd lieutenant gov...
Preston Parks
Preston Parks was a so-called faithless elector during United States presidential election, 1948.A member of Tennessee Democratic Party, Parks was chosen by his Party as elector for Democratic nominee...
Leven H. Ellis
Leven Handy Ellis (April 6, 1881 – January 4, 1968) was an American politician who served as the 15th Lieutenant Governor of Alabama from 1943 to 1947.Ellis was born in Nixburg, in Coosa County, Alaba...