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ABOVE IMAGE: James Manley Milligan in Army uniform.

Mr. James Manley Milligan organized the Young Democrats in 1928 and served as the State Democratic Chairman in 1955. 

The following images and clippings are provided by the Milligan Family Archives. Explore additional images under Attachments below.


ABOVE: Jimmy Milligan is pictured in this feature article, June 9, 1935, outlining Central Florida political powers in preparation for the formal dedication of the new fifth congressional district, The Sunday Sentinel Star.

ABOVE: From the Milligan Family Archives a page of Orlando civil rights history is front page news: “NAACP Asks County for Clerical Jobs for Negroes, February 21, 1963, The Corner Cupboard, vol. 14 no. 15. 

 

James Manley Milligan was born in Georgia on April 4, 1904. He served in the Army in World War II. 

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Explore images under Attachments below courtesy of the Milligan Family Archives. Click on the first image to begin the slide show. To enlarge, right click on an image and select “Open Image in New Tab”, then use the magnifying glass with + to enlarge.

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James Milligan: Central Florida Political Powers, 1935

Jimmy Milligan is pictured in this feature article, June 9, 1935, outlining Central Florida political powers in preparation for the formal dedication...

James Milligan, Chairman of the Democratic State Executive Committee of Florida

December 16, 1957 Tampa Morning Tribune political article with photo of James M. MIlligan.

NAACP Asks County for Clerical Jobs for Negroes

From the Milligan Family Archives a page of Orlando civil rights history is front page news: "NAACP Asks County for Clerical Jobs...

Milligan: "Most Dedicated Democrat"

Ms. Helen Bennett, State Committeewoman of Orange County's letter to the editor praising the Honorable James M. MIlligan. Mr. MIlligan organized the Y...

James M. Milligan: "Most Dedicated Democrat"

Ms. Helen Bennett, State Committeewoman of Orange County's letter to the editor praising the Honorable James M. MIlligan. Mr. MIlligan organized the Y...

James Milligan, Tax Assessor of Orange County

November 30 1966, Western Union telegram from Haydon Burns, Governor of Florida, to James Milligan of Orlando: "I am pleased to inform you...

Milligan Welcomes National Democratic Chairman Paul Butler

"National Democratic Chairman Paul M. Butler, left, is greeted at Orlando Municipal Airport by James M. Milligan, Orlando, chairman of the State...

James Milligan State Democratic Executive Committee Chairman

State Democratic Executive Committee Chairman J. M. [Jimmy] Milligan wins re-election for another four years of service. Read more. Courtesy of the...

James Milligan Chairman of the Florida Democratic Party

Article on Chairman James Manley Milligan of the Florida Democratic Party and politics in the nation. Excerpt: The election of Mr. Milligan, World...

Lt. Col. James M. Milligan and Children

Orlando's Lt. Col. James M. Milligan pictured with his three children Jimmy Jr., Sharon and Billy, photographed at their home on America...

James Milligan Plans for Democratic Gains in Florida

Florida State Democratic Chairman James Milligan states, "Greater recognition for state and county Democratic Party officers is essential to building ...

Milligan to Head Convention Bureau

James M. [Jimmy] Milligan manager of the Orange Court Hotel was elected president of the new Orlando Convention and Promotion Bureau. Read...

Congratulations Daddy on Your Appointment - Western Union Telegram, 1966

November 30, 1966 Western Union Telegram to James Milligan of Orlando from family in Charlotte, North Carolina: "Congratulations Daddy on your appoint...

James Milligan Wins Election

Jimmy Milligan is elected chairman of the Orange County Democratic Executive Committee, view photo and article. Circa 1930. Courtesy of the Milligan F...

Hamer - Milligan Announce Engagement

Mr. William McCall Hamer announces the engagement of his daughter Ellawells Hamer to Mr. James Manley Milligan. Read announcements. Courtesy of the...

The Milligan Family Archives, 1939-1941

In this page from history, we see Orlando's best and brightest at work and play, the meetings, receptions, and family gatherings. The personal...

James M. Milligan to be Honored

Testimonial Luncheon honoring James M. Milligan state Democratic Executive Committee Chairman at the Cherry Plaza Hotel, May 26, 1962.

Jimmy Milligan for Tax Collector

Jimmy Milligan, former state Democratic chairman, is a candidate for office of Orange County Tax Collector, February 6, 1964, Orlando Sentinel article...

James Milligan Political Cartoon

Political cartoon, photo and article featuring James M. Milligan, chairman of the State Democratic Executive Committee, circa 1961. Courtesy of the Mi...

Lt. Col. James Milligan

Photo of Orlando's Lt. Col. James Manley Milligan who generously served in World War II. Photo courtesy of the Milligan Family Archives. File name:...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Menu cover for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's Democratic ...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Menu for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's Democratic leader...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Program for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's Democratic lea...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Insert from the menu for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Program insert for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's Democra...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Dinner committee for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's Democ...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Program insert for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando's Democra...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Contributors and guests for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando'...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

Contributors and guests for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami Beach. Orlando'...

Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner

List of contributors and guests for the Democratic Statewide Jefferson Jackson Dinner on February 27, 1960 at the Fountainbleau Hotel in Miami...

James Milligan

Political cartoon featuring James Milligan and the Democratic Party from the Orlando Sentinel. Courtesy of the Milligan Family Archives.

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