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1940 Census: James Howard Meredith

Beat 1, Attala County, Mississippi

James Meredith

In 1962, he was the first African American student admitted to the segregated University of Mississippi, an event that was a flashpoint in the American civil rights movement.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/James_Meredith

J H Meredith
Son/Male
Negro
6
Single
2nd grade
Mississippi

Parents:
Cap Meredith
Head
Male
Negro
48
Married
4th grade
Mississippi
Farming/Farm

Roxie Meredith
Wife/Female
Negro
35
Married
7th grade
Mississippi
House Keeper/Home

Siblings:
Emmett (23), Leroy (22), Delma (20), Thelma (17), Myrion (13), Everett (3), Hazel Jewel (1)


18 Dec 2002 :: 14 Nov 2008
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