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Dr Thomas Hency "Chief" Brewer, Sr
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Birth: Nov. 16, 1894
Alabama, USA
Death: Feb. 18, 1956
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA

Founder of the local NAACP chapter in Columbus, Thomas Brewer is remembered for orchestrating the legal challenge to Georgia's all-white primary system.

Brewer was shot and killed in the midst of this hostility. Luico Flowers, who owned a clothing store beneath Brewer's office, said he shot Brewer in self-defense after a heated disagreement.

Brewer's widow, Lillian (nee Smith); their daughter, Thelma; and her husband, Dr. R. M. Haskins, left the city. (Brewer's son, Thomas H. Brewer Jr., also a doctor, had left the city years before.

death certificate #6756, Muscogee County, Georgia 
 
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 Children:
  Thelma R Brewer Haskins (1921 - 2002)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
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Burial:
Green Acres Cemetery
Columbus
Muscogee County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Donna
Record added: Jul 24, 2010
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Dr Thomas Hency Chief Brewer, Sr
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