World War II veteran and African American civil rights activist in Fayette County, Tennessee, who along with his then wife Viola Harris McFerran, led voter-registration drives in Fayette County. In 1959, he helped found the Original Fayette County Civic and Welfare League (OFCC&WL).
Archival Collections and Reference Resources
- Freedom summer digital collection (Wisconsin Historical Society)
- Integration Correspondence (John Davis Williams Library (University of Mississippi))
- Series 2515 : Mississippi State Sovereignty Commission Records Online, 1994-2006, Photographs (Mississippi Department of Archives and History)