Zimmerlee, John H.


Together with Homer L. Loomis and Emory Burke, Zimmerlee formed Columbians Incorporated in Atlanta, Georgia in August 1946 and and fostered its agenda of intimidation and harassment of minorities until its state charter was revoked in November 1946. Burke and Loomis were subsequently indicted on charges of inciting to riot and usurping police powers and were convicted in February 1947. ("Columbians, Incorporated," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved April 16, 2008: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.)

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