Leonard, Jerris, 1931-

Biography:

Jerris Leonard was Assistant Attorney General for Civil Rights under President Nixon and was asked to investigate the complaints received at the Federal Bureau of Investigation concerning the murder of Lillie Belle Allen, African American woman visiting York, Pennsylvania, who was murdered in July 1969 as a result of racial tensions in the area" (Taken from http://foia.fbi.gov/foiaindex/allenb.htm) Also see: www.leonardgroup.net/jerris.html and http://www.uwm.edu/Libraries/arch/findaids/mss115.htm

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