Ed Perry Collection



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Whereas, F. Edwin (Ed) Perry has been a resident of the University Oxford Community for almost half a century and is a graduate of University High School, and

Whereas, Ed Perry continued his education at The University of Mississippi and received both the Bachelor of Arts and Juris Doctor degrees, and

Whereas, he has been in the practic of law in this community since his graduation and has served the University of Mississippi as a very able and dedicated member of the Mississippi House of Representatives for more than 25 years, and

Whereas, the University appreciates that Mr. Perry chose to educate both of his daughters at Ole Miss, and

Whereas, Ed Perry has supported Ole Miss as an alumnus, a resident of the home city of the University and as a member of the Mississippi House of Representatives throughout his career, and

Whereas, The University of Mississippi has been the beneficiary of many bills and acts passed by the Mississippi Legislature because of Mr. Perry's enlightened and eloquent support of those patters which reflect positively on the University, and

Whereas during the 1994 session of the Mississippi Legislature Ed Perry was again the champion of higher education and Ole Miss in securing an historic appropriation for Mississippi's institutions of higher learning by perservering through appropriation committee debate, floor sponsorship, and conference committee negotiating, a bill which ensured that higher education received a significant slice of new state revenue, and

Whereas, we also thank Mr. Perry for his dedicated support of the funding of line items important to Ole Miss, i.e. MMRI, Law Research Institute, RIPS, Medical Center Computer Center, and the bond bill,

Now, Therefore, Be It Resolved that the administration, faculty, staff, and students of the University of Mississippi do hereby express their undivided and collective appreciation and gratitude to F. Edwin Perry for his untiring effors on their behalf

Be It Further Resolved that The Univeristy of Mississippi expresses to Ed Perry its sincere thanks for his efforts during the 1994 Legislative session and for his every effort on behalf of Ole Miss and wishes him well as he continues his career.

R. Gerald Turner, Chancellor (et al)

Subject Headings (Library of Congress)

Politicians -- Mississippi; Mississippi. Legislature. House

Relational Format



8 x 10

Original Format

color photographs

Original Collection

Ed Perry Collection (MUM01707), Archives & Special Collections, University of Mississippi Libraries


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