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J.W. Milam
Original name: John William Milam
Birth: Feb. 18, 1919
Tallahatchie County
Mississippi, USA
Death: Dec. 30, 1980
Jackson
Hinds County
Mississippi, USA

Crime Figure. Along with Roy Bryant, murdered 14 year old Emmett Till on August 28, 1955, in Money, Mississippi. The crime is noted as a pivotal event motivating the African-American Civil Rights Movement. 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Mary Juanita Thompson Milam (1927 - 2014)
 
 Children:
  Horace William Milam (1951 - 2008)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant were Half-Brothers
 
Burial:
Greenlawn Memorial Gardens
Greenville
Washington County
Mississippi, USA
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Ron Collins
Record added: Nov 09, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 100434192
J.W. Milam
Added by: Ron Collins
 
J.W. Milam
Added by: Ed & Sue Anderson
 
J.W. Milam
Added by: Ron Collins
 
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