Object Type: Record
In Collection: M319 Erle E. Johnston, Jr. Papers
From the Johnston (Erle E., Jr.) Papers; Copy of an article addressed to the Scott County Times by Erle Johnston, Jr., also labeled as "Chapter 7, Reminiscing: How a Senator was Born." According to this document, James O. Eastland was appointed interim senator for Mississippi, succeeding Paul B. Johnson. Eastland was a very vocal advocate for the state of Mississippi, expressing his opinion on the conditions of agriculture in Mississippi, specifically in the cotton industry.