Monroe, Otho, 1912-

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Otho Monroe's father worked for several timber companies in Louisiana and Mississippi while Otho was growing up. Monroe graduated from Canton High School in 1931. He accepted a football scholarship from Millsaps College and graduated in 1935. Monroe was a teacher, coach, principal, and a superintendent in Brooksville, Biloxi, Vicksburg, Canton, and Senatobia. He resigned as superintendent of the Senatobia School district in protest of school desegregation.

From the description of An oral history with Otho Monroe, 1975 Mar. 19. c1998. (University of Southern Mississippi, Regional Campus). WorldCat record id: 46317666

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Mississippi--Canton
Mississippi
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Football--History
School integration
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Birth 1912

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