Burke, Emory, 1915-


From Alabama originally. With Homer Loomis and John H. Zimmerlee, founded Columbians Incorporated, a neo-Nazi organization, in Atlanta, Georgia in August 1946 and fostered its agenda of intimidation and harassment of minorities until its state charter was revoked in November 1946. Burke and Loomis were subsequently indicted on charges of inciting to riot and usurping police powers and were convicted in February 1947. ("Columbians Incorporated," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 16, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.)

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