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Collection Title: Winstead (William Arthur) Papers

Accession Number: AM02-42

Dates: ca. 1935 - 1965

Volume: 3 cubic feet

Given By: Pamela A. Lott

Copyright: This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Form of Material:

Scrap Books, publications and miscellaneous files pertaining to the political career of former Fourth District Mississippi Congressman, William Arthur Winstead, who served in the United States Congress from 1943 - 1964. A native of Neshoba County and a 1931 graduate of USM, Mr. Winstead's political career began with his election as County Superintendent of Education in 1935. From 1968 - 1971, he served as Commissioner of the Mississippi Department of Public Welfare. Mr. Winstead died March 14, 1995 and is interred at Cedar Lawn Cemetery, Philadelphia, Mississippi.


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