Theron Lynd

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Theron Carl Lynd

(1920-05-30)May 30, 1920
Moss Point, Mississippi, USA
Hattiesburg, Mississippi, USA
Cause of deathHeart failure
CitizenshipUnited States of America
OccupationForrest County Circuit Clerk
Spouse(s)Miriam Howell
  • Arsene Carl Lynd (father)
  • Nona M Goff (mother)

Theron Lynd (1920-1978) was born on May 30, 1920, in Moss Point, Mississippi[1]. He moved with to Hattiesburg when he was three years old. He attended Mississippi State, and originally joined his father in private business before starting the Hattiesburg Typewriter Company in 1958.[2] He was elected Forrest County Circuit Clerk in 1959, replacing Luther Cox, who had died in office.[3]

Personal life

Lynd, who weighed in excess of 300 pounds[4], died of heart failure in 1978, while serving his 5th term in office as the Circuit Clerk and Registrar of Voters for Forrest County, Mississippi.


  1. "Theron Carl Lynd (1920-1978) • FamilySearch". FamilySearch. Retrieved 2020-10-15.
  2. "StackPath". Retrieved 2020-10-15.
  3. r2WPadmin. "Hattiesburg Civil Rights Movement". Mississippi Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2020-10-15.
  4. "MS Digital Archives". MS Digital Archives. Retrieved 2020-06-22.

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