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Sharkey County
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Cemeteries and Memorial Sites of Politicians in Sharkey County

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  • Rolling Fork Unknown location
  • Rolling Fork Kelly Cemetery


    Unknown Location
    Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Mississippi


    Kelly Cemetery
    Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Mississippi
    Politicians buried here:
      Fielding Lewis Wright (1895-1956) — also known as Fielding L. Wright — of Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Miss. Born in Rolling Fork, Sharkey County, Miss., May 16, 1895. Democrat. Served in the U.S. Army during World War I; lawyer; member of Mississippi state senate, 1928-31; member of Mississippi state house of representatives, 1932-40; Lieutenant Governor of Mississippi, 1945-46; Governor of Mississippi, 1946-52; delegate to Democratic National Convention from Mississippi, 1948, 1952; States Rights candidate for Vice President of the United States, 1948; member of Democratic National Committee from Mississippi, 1954. Died in Jackson, Hinds County, Miss., May 4, 1956 (age 60 years, 354 days). Interment at Kelly Cemetery.
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