Atlanta attorney who served as the president of the Atlanta Board of Education, then as its legal counsel in the 1960s; he spoke at Sibley Commission public meeting about school desegregation held in Atlanta in 1960, and represented parties interested in maintaining segregation throughout the Atlanta public school, and resisting the implementation of the Supreme Court decision Brown vs. the Board of Education of Topeka, Kansas. Born June 30, 1914; died October 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 peace and civil rights rally, Atlanta, Georgia, 1968 April 6 (News)
- WSB-TV newsfilm clip of a political cartoon drawn by Bill Daniels portraying Georgia governor Lester Maddox and Macon mayor Ronnie Thompson protesting school integration at the expense of a child in Georgia, 1970 February (News)