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Carroll Ingram Papers

Identifier: M570


The collection contains various paper material such as correspondence, copied newspaper articles, copied photographs, several publications, and material on President Jimmy Carter’s inauguration.


  • Creation: circa 1971-1984


Conditions Governing Access

Noncirculating; available for research.

Conditions Governing Use

This collection may be protected from unauthorized copying by the Copyright Law of the United States (Title 17, United States Code).

Biographical / Historical

Carroll Ingram received a Bachelor of Science degree in Political Science from The University of Southern Mississippi in 1964. He then went on to graduate with a Juris Doctorate degree (J.D.) from the University of Mississippi in 1967.

Mr. Carroll Ingram was a member of the Mississippi Senate, 30th District, Post 2 (Forrest, Lamar, and Stone Counties) from 1972 – 1980. He also served as Chairman to the Mississippi Senate Judiciary Committee from 1976 – 1980 and Vice-Chair to the Mississippi Judicial Council from 1977 – 1980. During his time in the Senate, he met Lieutenant Governor Evelyn Gandy. They formed an alliance and a business relationship. When Evelyn Gandy retired, she came to Hattiesburg in 1980 and joined the Ingram practice. She continued there until her death on December 23, 2007.

According to the Ingram’s website, Carroll Ingram “began his private practice of law in 1967 and in 1975 ventured out on his own to establish his own general practice law firm. Since establishing his own firm in 1975, through various partnerships and associations, the Ingram firm has continued to grow and prosper.” He continues to practice law at Ingram Attorneys in Hattiesburg, Mississippi.

Mr. Ingram also is involved in several professional memberships that include the American Bar Association, the American Association for Justice, the Mississippi Bar Association, the South Central Mississippi Bar Association, the Mississippi Association for Justice, Phi Alpha Delta, Omicron Delta Kappa, the University of Mississippi Lamar Order, and the Mississippi Bar Foundation, Fellow. In addition, he is the recipient of three different honors. They include the Martindale-Hubbell A-V Rating, the Mississippi Bar Association Supreme Court’s Chief Justice Award (2003), and the Mississippi Association for Justice Lifetime Achievement Award (2007).

He lives in Hattiesburg with his wife Annelle. They have two children Joel and Jennifer.


.50 Cubic Feet

Language of Materials



The collection is arranged by groups. Each group is then arranged chronologically. The groups consists of correspondences; copied newspaper articles; copied photographs; then various material such as programs, several publications, admit cards, and material on President Jimmy Carter’s inauguration.


Donated by Mrs. Annelle Ingram.

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Photograph Log

M570-1 Carroll Ingram, front left, and to his left is Micky Edwards, a Hattiesburg native who was a sports writer earlier, Dr. Aubrey Lucas is across from Mickey Edwards, and an unidentified man to the right are sitting around a table possibly at a Rotary meeting in the state capital. 3 ½ x 3 ½ Color 1974 (Box 1, Folder 2)
Carroll Ingram Papers
Collection processed and finding aid written by Shawna Guidry.
October 30, 2018.
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Repository Details

Part of the Historical Manuscripts and Photographs Repository

118 College Drive - 5148
Hattiesburg MS 39406-0001