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John Elliott Rankin
Birth: Mar. 29, 1882
Itawamba County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 1960
Tupelo
Lee County
Mississippi, USA

US Congressman. Served in the United States Army during World War I. Elected to represent Mississippi's 1st District in the United States House of Representatives, serving from 1921 to 1953. Also served as a Delegate to the Democratic National Convention from Mississippi in 1932, 1936, 1940, and 1948. (bio by: K) 
 
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  Annie Laurie Burrous Rankin (1886 - 1971)
 
Burial:
Greenwood Cemetery
West Point
Clay County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Record added: Jan 31, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7134504
John Elliott Rankin
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John Elliott Rankin
Added by: Becky Coe (for Ralph F. Coe)
 
John Elliott Rankin
Added by: Becky Coe (for Ralph F. Coe)
 
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For your sake, you did not live to see LBJ sign the Civil Rights Act in 1965. Are there black folks in heaven? If so, it is probably not heaven (unless they're waiting table and ironing your sheets) RIP +
- widowsson
 Added: Apr. 18, 2016
You fought your best against a worldwide confederacy to destroy Western Civilization. The titanic forces of deracinated cosmopolitanism controlled primarily by the eternally wandering tribe who has a stranglehold on the media, finance, and media is drivin...(Read more)
- Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 28, 2016
Tribute to a fellow Mississippian! Loved living in Mississippi in the 50's!
- omcnair
 Added: Mar. 23, 2016
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