Dahmer, Vernon Ferdinand, 1908-1966


Hattiesburg, Mississippi-based, African American civil rights worker, Dahmer was a local NAACP official, farmer, and storekeeper. On January 10, 1966, Ku Klux Klan members firebombed his home in response to his voter registration efforts. Dahmer died of injuries received during the incident.

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