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Document Details


Title: Moffett, Tommy
Document type: Oral history
Accessibility: Free Only
Repository: University of Southern Mississippi. Center for Oral History and Cultural Heritage
Collection: Mississippi Oral History Project
Description: Biloxi Police Director Tommy Moffett was born March 2, 1950, in Taylorsville, Mississippi. He grew up in a household of ten siblings, and they all helped in sharecropping until Mr. Moffett was fifteen years old which was the year that his mother died. His childhood was marked by scarcity and hardscrabble, and he had to work to survive. Nonetheless, Mr. Moffett was determined to finish high school, and he did so.
URL: http://www.lib.usm.edu/~spcol/coh/cohmoffettt.html
Original Language: English
Time span: Not indicated ... to 1999 (Year of interview)
Speaker: Moffett, Tommy, 1950-
Speaker gender: Male
Speaker date of birth: 2-Mar-1950
Speaker place of birth: Taylorsville, MS; Mississippi; United States; North America
Speaker occupation: Military personnel; Police officer
Age at speaking: 49
Document date: 02-Nov-1999
Interviewer: Henderson, William
Locations discussed: Mississippi; North America; United States
Topics discussed - ASP terms: Agriculture; Cities and towns--Mississippi; City and town life--Mississippi; Community; Local history; Mississippi; Mississippi--History; North America; Oral history; United States
ASP release: 2005-06
Document code: OHI0025686-27600