List of people from Mississippi

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This list contains people who were born or lived in the U.S. state of Mississippi.

Activists and advocates

Actors and actresses

Artists

Athletes and sports-related people

Broadcast media personalities

Comedians

Educators

Entrepreneurs and business leaders

Filmmakers

Jurists and lawyers

Military figures

Models

Musicians and performers

Physicians

Politicians

Scientists and inventors

Supercentenarians

Writers

Other people

References

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  3. ^ "Will D. Campbell". The University of Mississippi. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  4. ^ "James Chaney". .spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  5. ^ "Vernon Dahmer". The University of Southern Mississippi. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  6. ^ "Charles Evers". clarionledger.com. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
  7. ^ "Medgar Evers". National Association for the Advancement of Colored People. Retrieved 5 October 2013. 
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  44. ^ "Neal Brooks Biggers Jr". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
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  46. ^ "Bobby DeLaughter". American Bar Association. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  47. ^ "Jess H. Dickinson". Notable Names Data Base. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  48. ^ "Boyce Holleman". · The University of Mississippi. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
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  51. ^ "Charles W. Pickering". Federal Judicial Center. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
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  53. ^ "Michael B. Thornton". ustaxcourt.gov/. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  54. ^ "Michael Wallace". judicialnominees. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
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  62. ^ "Robert H. Adams". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  63. ^ "James L. Alcorn". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  64. ^ "William Allain". Mississippi Historical Society. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  65. ^ "John Mills Allen". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  66. ^ "Haley Barbour". MProject Vote Smart. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  67. ^ "Ethelbert Barksdale". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  68. ^ "William Barksdale". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
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  70. ^ "Theodore G. Bilbo". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
  71. ^ "Marsha Blackburn". Biographical Directory of the United States Congress. Retrieved 3 October 2013. 
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  75. ^ "Bruce Brady Profile". Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
  76. ^ "AKR Author: Charlie Braxton". Retrieved 2009-01-16. 
  77. ^ "Ellen Douglas, Mississippi author". Retrieved 2009-06-20. 
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  85. ^ "Neil White, Mississippi author". Retrieved 2010-04-05. 
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