C. B. Webb

 

Clifton Bondurant Webb began work on the University of Mississippi campus at the age of thirteen during the 1910’s. He worked at the University for 56 years as a baker creating cakes and bread. Webb was active in a wide variety of community affairs. As a Board Member of the Oxford Housing Development, Webb was interested in improving African American housing in Oxford at affordable rates. He was instrumental in providing public housing to the community. Today the C.B. Webb Housing Complex in Oxford, Mississippi, is named for him.

Information provided by the Oxford Development Association.

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