James K. Vardaman Photo

James K. Vardaman

Born: Jul 26, 1861

Death: Jun 25, 1930

Birthplace: Jackson County

Nationality: United States

James K. Vardaman

Date of Birth : Jul 26, 1861
Date of Death : Jun 25, 1930
Birth Place : Jackson County

James Kimble Vardaman was an American politician from the U.S. state of Mississippi and was the Governor of Mississippi from 1904 to 1908. A Democrat, Vardaman was a member of the United States Senate from 1913 to 1919. Known as "The Great White Chief", Vardaman advocated white supremacy, saying: "If it is necessary every Negro in the state will be lynched; it will be done to maintain white supremacy."

Also known as

  • James Vardaman


  • Anna Burleson Robinson


  • James K. Vardaman, Jr.
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