Chochran, Thad

Thad Cochran was born in Pontotoc. He was the first Republican to be elected in Mississippi since Reconstruction.

Sources:

Pontotoc County, Mississippi Genealogy and History. November 2, 2006. www.rootsweb.com/~mspontot/churches/churchlist

Pontotoc Progress, May 27, 1954

Pontotoc Progress, December 30, 1976

Tupelo Journal, August 28, 1969

Tupelo Journal, September 17, 1969