Greene, F. Emory, 1930-1990
Francis Emory Greene was born and raised in Bibb County, Georgia. He served four years in the United States Air Force from 1948 to 1952 after which he returned to Macon. He served as county councilman and later as county chairman. Greene ran unsuccessfully for mayor of Macon against Ronnie Thompson in 1971.
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- WSB-TV Newsfilm Collection (Walter J. Brown Media Archives and Peabody Awards Collection)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a meeting between the Bibb County Board of Commissioners and members of a special committee of the local branch of National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) urging equal employment opportunities for African Americans; also Mayor Ronnie Thompson speaks to a meeting of the Optimists Club, Macon, Georgia, 1971 July 20 (moving images)