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J. P. Coleman

AKA James Plemon Coleman

Born: 9-Jan-1914
Birthplace: Ackerman, MS
Died: 28-Sep-1991
Location of death: Ackerman, MS
Cause of death: unspecified
Remains: Buried, Enon Cumberland Church Cemetery, Ackerman, MS

Gender: Male
Religion: Baptist
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Politician
Party Affiliation: Democratic

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Governor of Mississippi, 1956-60

Wife: Margaret Janet Dennis (one son)
Son: Thomas

    University: University of Mississippi
    Law School: George Washington University Law Center (1939)

    US Appeals Court Judge, 5th Circuit Chief Judge (1979-81)
    US Appeals Court Judge, 5th Circuit (1965-79)
    Mississippi State House of Representatives (1960-64)
    Governor of Mississippi (1956-60)
    Attorney General of Mississippi (1950-56)
    Mississippi State Supreme Court Justice (1950)
    Mississippi State Official Judge, 5th Circuit Court (1946-50)
    Mississippi State Official District Attorney, 5th Judicial District (1940-46)

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