Vernon Dahmer

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Birthday
10, 1908
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jan 11, 1966 (57)
Birth Sign
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Birthday
10, 1908
Birthplace
Mississippi
Death Date
Jan 11, 1966 (57)

About

An American Civil Rights Leader who was also president of a chapter of the NAACP in Mississippi and led voter registration drives during the 1960s.

Before Fame

He was the music director and Sunday School teacher at the Shady Grove Baptist Church.

Trivia

He worked for the African-American right to vote and led voter registration drives before being killed by Klu Klux Klan members, who firebombed his home and the grocery store he owned.

Family Life

He was the child of George and Ellen Dahmer.

Associated With

He was involved in fighting for the same cause as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960's.