Mississippi Hall of Fame

The many portraits that hang in the Old Capitol Museum constitute the Mississippi Hall of Fame, which honors individuals who have made significant contributions to the state.

View Hall of Fame nomination rules and submit a nomination online.

Click the thumbnail images to view larger portraits and brief biographies
of our state's Hall of Fame members.

 


William Wirt Adams


Charlton Henry Alexander


Julian Power Alexander


John Mills Allen


Walter Inglis Anderson


William Dozier Anderson


Ethelbert Barksdale


William Barksdale


Modena Lowrey Berry


William Lindsay Brandon


William Felix Brantley


Theodore DuBose Bratton


Walker Brooke


Henry Cage


Solomon Saladin Calhoon


Josiah A.P. Campbell


William Hodding Carter, II


John Francis Hamtramck Claiborne


Alexander Mosby Clayton


William Lockhart Clayton


Fox Conner


James Leonard Cooper


Lawrence Owen Cooper


Lucius Olen Crosby


Lucius Osmond Crosby, Jr.


Jefferson Davis


Decoration Day Ladies


Jacob McGavock Dickinson


William Dunbar


James Oliver Eastland


Henry Thomas Ellett


Powhatan Ellis


James Edward Evans


Medgar Wiley Evers


William Cuthbert Faulkner


Winfield Scott Featherston


Ephraim Stone Fisher


Charles Betts Galloway


James Zachariah George


Joshua Green


William Mercer Green


Richard Griffith


Arthur Clifton Guyton


Fannie Lou Hamer


Nathaniel Harrison Harris


Wiley Pope Harris


William Littleton Harris


Byron Patton Harrison


James Thomas Harrison


Robert Hiram Henry


Thomas Hinds


William Dunbar Holder


Lucy Somerville Howorth


Sidney Alroy Jonas


Laurence Clifton Jones


Andrew Armstrong Kincannon


Lucius Quintus Cincinnatus Lamar


Stephen Dill Lee


Greenwood Leflore


Seth Lewis


Mark Perrin Lowrey


John Roy Lynch


Andrew Marschalk


Charles Kimball Marshall


William Thompson Martin


Burnita Shelton Matthews


Thomas Sheldon Maxey


John Sidney McCain


Alexander Keith McClung


George Alonzo McLean


William Raphael Miles


Katherine Grafton Miller


Reuben Webster Millsaps


John Wesley Monette


Hernando DeSoto Money


William Bell Montgomery


William Lewis Nugent


George Ohr


LeRoy Percy


Walker Percy


William Alexander Percy


Annie Coleman Peyton


Ephraim Geoffrey Peyton


David Lewis Phares


John Logan Power


Seargent Smith Prentiss


John William Provine


Pushmataha


Jacob Lorenzo Reddix


Thomas Buck Reed


Hiram Rhodes Revels


Franklin Lafayette Riley


Francis Marion Rogers


Dunbar Rowland


Irwin Russell


Charles Scott, Sr.


Charles Scott, Jr.


Garvin Dugas Shands


Jacob Hunter Sharp


Joseph Dunbar Shields


Otho Robards Singleton


Cotesworth Pinckney Smith


Nellie Nugent Somerville


Jesse Speight


John Cornelius Stennis


Thomas Ringland Stockdale


Alfred Holt Stone


Eugene Octave Sykes


Jacob Thompson


Robert Harvey Thompson


James Fisher Trotter


William Feimster Tucker


Felix Joel Underwood


Earl Van Dorn


Emmett Vaughey


Benjamin Leonard Covington Wailes


Edward Cary Walthall


Muddy Waters


Israel Victor Welsh


Eudora Welty


Albert Hall Whitfield


John Sharp Williams


Thomas Lanier 'Tennessee' Williams, III


Ellen Sullivan Woodward


Richard Wright


George Shall Yerger


William Yerger


Stark Young