Object Type: Record
In Collection: Oral History Digital Collection
Oral history.; Interview conducted on June 3, 1993 with Mr. George Saxon, formerly of the Mississippi Highway Safety Patrol as an investigator, at his home in Gulfport, Mississippi. Saxon was born on March 30, 1927 in Waynesboro, Mississippi. After his discharge from the military at the end of World War II, he began his career with the Mississippi Highway Patrol as a dispatcher. Saxon graduated from the FBI National Academy in 1964 and was then assigned as a criminal investigator with the highway patrol. In 1986, he retired from the Mississippi Highway Patrol as chief and assistant commissioner of public safety. After retiring from the Highway patrol, Saxon served as director of public safety for Biloxi, Mississippi until 1989.