The Governors of Arkansas: Essays in Political Biography

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Updated to include the three latest governors, one of whom is current US president William Clinton, the new edition (first, 1981) profiles the state's 43 leaders since 1836. The biographical sketches include personal and political data detailing each governor's background, occupation, accomplishments, and failures while in and out of office. Annotation c. Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780938626008
  • Publisher: University of Arkansas Press
  • Publication date: 5/1/1981
  • Pages: 320

Table of Contents

List of Contributors
Preface to the Second Edition
Preface to the First Edition
James Sevier Conway, 1836-1840 3
Archibald Yell, 1840-1844 8
Thomas Stevenson Drew, 1844-1849 13
John Selden Roane, 1849-1852 19
Elias Nelson Conway, 1852-1860 25
Henry Massie Rector, 1860-1862 33
Harris Flanagin, 1862-1864 36
Isaac Murphy, 1864-1868 41
Powell Clayton, 1868-1871 46
Elisha Baxter, 1873-1874 58
Augustus Hill Garland, 1874-1877 64
William Read Miller, 1877-1881 69
Thomas James Churchill, 1881-1883 72
James Henderson Berry, 1883-1885 77
Simon P. Hughes, 1885-1889 83
James Philip Eagle, 1889-1893 90
William Meade Fishback, 1893-1895 95
James Paul Clarke, 1895-1897 101
Daniel Webster Jones, 1897-1901 107
Jeff Davis, 1901-1907 115
John Sebastian Little, 1907 131
George Washington Donaghey, 1909-1913 134
Joseph Taylor Robinson, 1913 139
George Washington Hays, 1913-1917 143
Charles Hillman Brough, 1917-1921 150
Thomas Chipman McRae, 1921-1925 157
Thomas Jefferson Terral, 1925-1927 165
John E. Martineau, 1927-1928 171
Harvey Parnell, 1928-1933 175
Junius Marion Futrell, 1933-1937 184
Carl Edward Bailey, 1937-1941 190
Homer Martin Adkins, 1941-1945 198
Benjamin Travis Laney Jr., 1945-1949 203
Sidney Sanders McMath, 1949-1953 210
Francis Adams Cherry, 1953-1955 216
Orval Eugene Faubus, 1955-1967 224
Winthrop Rockefeller, 1967-1971 236
Dale Leon Bumpers, 1971-1975 246
David Hampton Pryor, 1975-1979 254
William Jefferson Clinton, 1979-1981, 1983-1992 261
Frank Durwood White, 1981-1983 276
James Guy Tucker, Jr., 1993- 284
Appendix: Acting Governors of Arkansas, 1836-1994 289
Bibliography 311
Index 343
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