Description

Black and white sketch of Charles H. Brough, including biographical narrative.

Transcription

World War governor

Chas. H. Brough

Charles Hillman Brough was born in Clinton., Miss., 1876.. He lived with his parents in Utah for a time and returned to Mississippi to attend college at Clinton.. Studied at Johns Hopkins University where he received PH.D. degree.. Taught in Mississippi College.. Studied law and received LL.B. degree.. Member of faculty of the University of Arkansas 1903 to 1910.. Resigned to do literary and Chautauqa work... Author of Industrial History of Arkansas and other books..

Elected governor in 1916 and re-elected 1918.. Events of Governor Brough's administration: Enactment of bone dry law.. Compulsory school law.. Creation of Department of Insurance and Fire Prevention. Creation of Commission of Charities and Corrections.... State song adopted... Arkansas furnished 71,862 men for the World War.. Passage of the millage tax for support of higher institutions of learning.

Physical Description

Document, 11" x 14"

Language

English

Identifier

MS.000379, Image 07

Resource Type

Image

Collection

Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, MS.000379

Publisher

Arkansas State Archives

Contributing Entity

Arkansas State Archives

Recommended Citation

Charles H. Brough, Walter J. Lemke drawings collection: biographical sketches, Arkansas State Archives, Little Rock, Arkansas.

Rights

Use and reproduction of images held by the Arkansas State Archives without prior written permission is prohibited. For information on reproducing images held by the Arkansas State Archives, please call 501-682-6900 or email at state.archives@arkansas.gov.

Disciplines

United States History

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