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  Theodore G. Bilbo of Mississippi
Bilbo did also win the regular election, but he was so detested in the Delta that many voted for the Socialist candidate instead, enough that the Socialist candidate carried two counties and almost another one.
Bilbo was not able to dissuade her from filing a $100,000 suit against the Governor.
Bilbo came in a close second in the Democratic Party primary but because his opponent did not get a clear majority there was a runoff between himself and the incombent.
www.applet-magic.com /bilbo.htm   (3003 words)

  Theodore G. Bilbo - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Bilbo was born to a poor family in Pearl River County.
Bilbo was elected to the office of governor in 1915.
Bilbo was also outspoken in his belief that fls should not be allowed to vote anywhere, the Fourteenth and Fifteenth Amendments to the Constitution to the contrary.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Theodore_Bilbo   (980 words)

 DM: Bilbo left infamous legacy   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bilbo's career in Mississippi was fraught with controversy all the way back to 1910 when, as a state senator from Pearl River County, he claimed the forces of Leroy Percy tried to bribe him to vote for Percy when the state Senate had the power to fill vacant U.S. Senate seats.
Bilbo went on to win the governor's office in the next election, the first of two times he was made governor.
Bilbo pictured himself as a martyr to Yankee persecution in his 1946 re-election campaign and cast aside all civility by saying "The way to keep the 'nigger' from the polls is to see him the night before."
dm.olemiss.edu /archives/97/9709/970911/970911ED3minor.HTML   (974 words)

 Probert Encyclopaedia: People and Peoples (T-Thn)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Theodore Dreiser was an American writer born in 1871.
Theodore Roosevelt was the 26th president of the USA, from 1901 to 1909.
Theodore Roosevelt, not quite 43 years of age, became the youngest President in the USA's history.
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 Governors of Mississippi   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Actually, Governor Bilbo's motivation was not to punish his enemies and reward his friends, but to improve and upgrade the state's colleges.
In addition to education reform, Governor Bilbo advocated a wide range of other political and economic reforms that were designed to improve the quality of life for Mississippi’s poor white farmers and workers who were his basic supporters.
After Senator Bilbo’s re-election in 1946, a group of fl World War II veterans challenged the validity of his election on the grounds that fls were not allowed to vote.
mshistory.k12.ms.us /features/feature48/governors/bilbo.htm   (561 words)

 U.S. Senate: Art & History Home > Historical Minutes > 1941-1963 > Member's Death Ends a Senate Predicament
A day later, on January 4, Senate Democratic Leader Alben Barkley temporarily broke the impasse by announcing that Bilbo was returning to Mississippi for cancer surgery and would not insist on being sworn in until he had recovered and returned to Washington.
Theodore Bilbo had been a highly controversial figure in Mississippi politics for 40 years.
The petition charged that Bilbo's "inflammatory appeals" to the white population had stirred up racial tensions, provoked violence, and kept many fl citizens away from polling places.
www.senate.gov /artandhistory/history/minute/Members_Death_Ends_a_Senate_Predicament.htm   (455 words)

Bilbo did also win the regular election, but he was so detested in the Delta that many voted for the Socialist candidate instead, enough that the Socialist candidate carried two counties and almost another one.
Bilbo was not able to dissuade her from filing a $100,000 suit against the Governor.
Bilbo came in a close second in the Democratic Party primary but because his opponent did not get a clear majority there was a runoff between himself and the incombent.
www.sjsu.edu /faculty/watkins/bosses.htm   (16074 words)

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encyclopedia.jrank.org /Cambridge/technocracy_to_Tosefta-or-Tosephta.html   (1281 words)

 Ancestors Of George & Hazel Mullins: Chapter 14 - The Revolt of the Rednecks
He and Theodore Bilbo, a state senator from Pearl River County in southern Mississippi, formed an alliance that dominated Mississippi politics for ten years.
When Bilbo spoke in McComb in May 1910 an enthusiastic crowd of 4,000 chanted over and over again, "We are the low-brows, we are the red-necks, rah for Vardaman." Many leading Pike County politicians promised to back Bilbo for governor if he would run.
The Democrats put Bilbo on trial for bribery but he and Vardaman were in complete control of the political machinery of the state.
uts.cc.utexas.edu /~pmullins/chapter14.htm   (2063 words)

 UMLawyer FALL/WINTER Features 2004-05
That proposal met fierce opposition and a defeated Bilbo agreed to support the university, pledging to allow the school to flourish in Oxford.
Among the casualties of Bilbo’s actions were Chancellor Alfred Hume, who was fired, and Kimbrough, who was demoted to professor for allowing the law school to languish under his leadership.
Bilbo announced plans to reorganize the law school and hired respected Mississippi judge Stone Deavours to lead the effort.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/law_school/UMLAWWint04/umlcovstorypg204_05.htm   (706 words)

 Random House Publishing Group | Brinkley's Beat by David Brinkley   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bilbo, the youngest of ten children, was born in 1877 on a farm in the wire-grass country of Mississippi, six miles from the railroad station at Poplarville.
Bilbo was not a particularly handsome man. But he didn’t seem to know it, and neither, apparently, did most of the people in Mississippi who came to hear him.
Undeterred, Bilbo demanded a stiffer penal code for Washington, a city that at the time was almost completely free of organized or big-scale crime, and advocated taking back from the state of Virginia a thirty-square-mile strip of land that had once been a part of the District.
www.randomhouse.com /BB/catalog/display.pperl?isbn=0345426797&view=excerpt   (4668 words)

 FactCheck.org: A Fictional View of the Filibuster
One practitioner was Sen. Theodore Bilbo of Mississippi, an avowed white supremacist.
Bilbo wasn't sworn in, even though Southern colleagues launched a filibuster that threatened to paralyze the Senate until he was allowed to take his seat.
Bilbo went back to Mississippi and died of cancer before the matter could be resolved.
www.factcheck.org /a_fictional_view_of_the_filibuster.html   (1378 words)

 Theodore Bilbo   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
A member of the Democratic Party, Bilbo served in the State senate (1908-1912), as lieutenant governor (1912-16) before being elected as governor of Mississippi (1916-1920 and 1928-32).
Bilbo was elected to the United States Senate in 1934.
Bilbo was chairman of the Committee on District of Columbia and served on the Committee on Pensions.
www.spartacus.schoolnet.co.uk /USAbilbo.htm   (234 words)

 Was Mississippi a Part of Progressivism?   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
While Bilbo was governor the state opened a new charity hospital to provide medical care for poor people who were not able to pay for it.
Theodore Bilbo, too, is noted for using very racist language, in effect encouraging white people to hate.
In Bilbo’s case, however, it should be noted that most of his racially hateful language came in the 1930s and 1940s, after Progressivism had ended.
mshistory.k12.ms.us /features/feature53/progressive.htm   (1796 words)

 Photograph Log
Bilbo is in a family portrait with his two sisters and six brothers.
Lieutenant Gov. Theodore Bilbo and State Senator George Hobbs were indicted and tried for bribery concerning a bill to create a new county in the Delta in 1914.
Bilbo is wearing a three piece suit and a striped tie with his famous horseshoe pin.
www.lib.usm.edu /~archives/m002phba.htm   (2521 words)

 Townhall.com :: Columns :: My cousin Bilbo by Mike S. Adams   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Bilbo also got into a number of fistfights - with other politicians, like Huey Long - that he always lost.
Of course, the funny stories about Bilbo are all overshadowed by what I consider to be his three major faults, none of which are funny.
My cousin Bilbo would be proud of your third email to me this morning, which defended separate campus facilities for fls including, but not limited to, African American centers.
www.townhall.com /opinion/columns/mikeadams/2005/10/14/171280.html   (802 words)

 SYDNOR, Charles Sackett, southern historian, was born 21 July 1898 in Augusta, Georgia
Governor Theodore Bilbo’s attacks upon the University of Mississippi in 1930 altered Sydnor’s perspectives.
A fiery leader of the state’s downtrodden masses, the governor challenged the school’s aristocratic traditions, firing its president and about one-fourth of its faculty.
Appalled, Sydnor developed a keen sensitivity to the struggles between the South’s intransigent elites and the restive under classes which found voice in the demagogic Bilbo.
www.olemiss.edu /depts/south/ms_encyclopedia/sydnorcharlessample.htm   (633 words)

 A Moment in Time: Senator Theodore Bilbo - Prophet of Racism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Perhaps the most extreme example of demagogue, a man who was an embarrassment even to many of his racist allies was Theodore Gilmore Bilbo, Democratic Senator from Mississippi from 1935 to 1947.
Bilbo returned home and entered politics winning a seat in the Mississippi Senate running as an anti-railroad populist and supporter of white superiority.
Bilbo was back in the Governor's mansion in 1928 and won a hard-fought U.S. Senate seat in 1934, but did so by ratcheting up the racial rhetoric.
ehistory.osu.edu /world/amit/display.cfm?amit_id=2015   (445 words)

 Theodore Bilbo died at age 69: Aug 21, 1947 - Andrew Glass - Politico.com
On this day in 1947, Theodore Bilbo died at age 69 from oral cancer, after the Senate ducked a showdown on whether to seat the Mississippi Democrat for a third term.
Bilbo had been a controversial figure in Mississippi for four decades.
Although Bilbo’s death ended the Senate struggle over whether he should be seated, it marked just the beginning of an extended and ultimately successful postwar effort to protect the voting rights of all Americans.
www.politico.com /news/stories/0807/5454.html   (1572 words)

 Townhall.com :: My cousin Bilbo by Mike S. Adams Oct 14, 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
My opposition to racial segregation stems largely from the fact that Theodore Gilmore Bilbo, perhaps the most racist politician in American history, was my fifth cousin.
Bilbo was twice elected governor of Mississippi and three times elected to the United States Senate.
For example, he filibustered a civil rights bill from the floor of the United States Senate, instead suggesting a “back to Africa” bill that would establish a nation in Africa solely for American fls (to be financed by the federal government).
www.townhall.com /print/print_story.php?sid=171280&loc=/opinion/columns/mikeadams/2005/10/14/171280.html   (702 words)

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Lampton obtained rooster, which was immediately named "Bilbo" by Cuevas, an ardent supporter of Governor Theodore G. Bilbo.
Cuevas claimed that every time the rooster crowed, he was shouting, "Hurrah for Bilbo!" Another veteran, who disliked Governor Bilbo, killed the rooster, much to Cuevas' dismay.
Bilbo" stepped up to the window sill and announced the coming of the day, and "Mrs.
www.beauvoir.org /vetshome.html   (1454 words)

 The Rise and Fall of Jim Crow. A National Struggle . The Congress | PBS
Southerners continued to use racism as a tool for re-election, scaring their constituents by claiming that "white womanhood" was endangered by the loss of states' rights to control the fls of the South.
Former Mississippi governor and virulent white supremacist Senator Theodore Bilbo first joined the Senate in 1935, and went so far as to introduce an amendment to a relief bill that would provide funds for the deportation of all fls to Liberia.
Only Bilbo's death in the late summer of 1947 spared the Congress from dealing with the matter, but marked the beginning of the postwar struggle for the passage of civil rights legislation.
www.pbs.org /wnet/jimcrow/struggle_congress2.html   (782 words)

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The title of this live track refers merely to the name of the jazz club in Portland, Oregon where the song was recorded, not to the inspiration for the song itself.
The target of this controversial "dance on your grave" song is rather Theodore G. Bilbo, a US governor (and later senator) outspoken for his white supremacist views.
This Bilbo is also the subject of the Peter, Paul and Mary song "Listen, Mr.
www.tolkien-music.com /exclusions.html   (1555 words)

 MooreThoughts » You Gotta Keep ‘Em Separated
Adams uses the example of his fifth cousin to explain how many of today’s calls for separate proms, student unions, clubs, etc. for the fl members of our population are equivalent to the unfortunate demands for continued segregation half a century ago.
His cousin is Theodore Gilmore Bilbo, and he was a disgustingly racist member of the U. Senate.
Adams believes his cousin Bilbo would agree with a woman who wrote a letter to Adams stating that “fl people feel more comfortable when surrounded exclusively by fls”; because Bilbo felt the same way about his fellow white people.
moorethoughts.com /2005/10/18/you-gotta-keep-em-separated   (321 words)

 Theodore Gilmore Bilbo
Bilbo, Theodore Gilmore, 1877–1947, U.S. senator (1935–47), b.
He died while Congress was investigating charges that he had disqualified himself for the Senate by using intimidation to keep fls from voting and by accepting bribes.
Theodore Gilmore BILBO - BILBO, Theodore Gilmore (1877—1947) Senate Years of Service: 1935-1947 Party: Democrat BILBO,...
www.infoplease.com /ce6/people/A0807558.html   (255 words)

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