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Seal of the Attorney General of Mississippi

The Attorney-General of Mississippi is the chief legal officer of the state and serves as the State's lawyer. Only the Attorney-General can bring or defend a lawsuit on behalf of the State.

Attorneys-General are elected statewide for 4-year terms with no term limits. The qualification for office is that one must be qualified elector, at least 26 years of ages, a practicing attorney for 5 years, and a citizen of the state for 5 years before the date of election.

List of Attorneys-General[edit]

Name Term Party
Lyman Harding 1818-1820
Edward Turner 1820-1821
Thomas Buck Reed 1821-1825 Democrat
Richard Stockton 1825-1828
George Adams 1828-1829
Robert H. Buckner 1829-1830
R.M. Gaines 1830-1834
M.D. Patton 1834-1837
T.F. Collins 1837-1841 Democrat
John D. Freeman 1841-1850 Democrat
David (D.C.) Glenn [1] 1850-1857 Democrat
T.J. Wharton 1857-1865 Democrat
Charles E. Hooker 1865-1868 Democrat
Jasper Myers 1868-1870
Joshua S. Morris 1870-1874
George E. Harris 1874-1878 Republican
Thomas C. Catchings 1878-1885 Democrat
Thomas S. Ford 1885-1886 Democrat
T. Marshall Miller 1886-1893 Democrat
Frank Johnston 1893-1896 Democrat
Wiley N. Nash 1896-1900 Democrat
Monroe McClurg 1900-1903 Democrat
William Williams 1903-1907 Democrat
Robert Virgil Fletcher 1907-1908 Democrat
J. Bowman Sterling 1908-1910 Democrat
Shepherd Spencer Hudson 1910-1912 Democrat
Ross A. Collins 1912-1920 Democrat
Frank Roberson 1920-1923 Democrat
C.D. Potter 1923-1924 Democrat
Rush Hightower Knox 1924-1928 Democrat
George T. Mitchell 1928-1932 Democrat
Greek Lent Rice 1932-1950 Democrat
James P. Coleman 1950-1956 Democrat
Joseph Turner Patterson 1956-1969 Democrat
Albioun Fernando Summer 1969-1980 Democrat
William Allain 1980-1984 Democrat
Edwin Lloyd (Ed) Pittman 1984-1988 Democrat
Mike Moore 1988-2004 Democrat
Jim Hood 2004-present Democrat

References[edit]



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WTOK

WTOK
Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:41:15 -0800

The 39-year-old Madison resident qualified Friday to seek the Republican nomination, saying Mississippi's attorney general should be more active in fighting public corruption and should do more to support state leaders in fighting illegal immigration ...
 
The State
Fri, 20 Feb 2015 13:22:30 -0800

JACKSON, Miss. — Jim Hood filed papers Friday to run for a fourth term as Mississippi attorney general, saying he considered retiring and going into private law practice but still has things he wants to accomplish as the state's top legal officer. "I ...
 
Insurance Journal
Mon, 16 Feb 2015 22:22:30 -0800

Does Google help criminals by allowing its search engine to lead to pirated music or by having its autocomplete function suggest illegal activities? Mississippi's attorney general suspects the company does and wants to investigate further, yet the ...

WTOK

Fox Business
Mon, 02 Feb 2015 13:00:00 -0800

JACKSON, Miss. – Computer industry groups are joining Google's effort to block an investigation by Mississippi's attorney general. Industry groups filed court papers Friday saying federal law should block Attorney General Jim Hood from even trying to ...

gulflive.com (blog)

gulflive.com (blog)
Mon, 09 Feb 2015 13:19:14 -0800

In this file photo, Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood speaks before the Mississippi Economic Council's annual Hobnob in Jackson. Hood says a suit against him by Google should be dismissed. Hood argues the Internet search giant's assertion that it ...

gulflive.com (blog)

gulflive.com (blog)
Tue, 03 Feb 2015 10:35:26 -0800

Mississippi Attorney General Jim Hood speaks at a news conference with U.S. Attorney for the Central District of California Stephanie Yonekura, left, Attorney General Eric Holder, second from left, Acting Assistant Attorney General Stuart Delery, and ...

Irish Examiner

Moultrie Observer
Fri, 13 Feb 2015 15:03:45 -0800

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Does Google help criminals by allowing its search engine to lead to pirated music or by having its autocomplete function suggest illegal activities? Mississippi's attorney general suspects the company does and wants to ...

Christian Science Monitor

Christian Science Monitor
Wed, 18 Feb 2015 04:45:00 -0800

Mississippi's attorney general suspects the company does and wants to investigate further, yet the Internet giant says companies aren't liable for what people say and do online. The Mountain View, California-based company says Mississippi Attorney ...
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