Gleason, Richard LeRoy
Richard LeRoy Gleason was a twenty-four year old minister with the Bible Witness Mission in Chicago, Illinois when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, Gleason took a bus from Montgomery, Alabama to Jackson, Mississippi where he was arrested, along with thirteen others, at the Trailways terminal on 2 June 1961.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)