|Birth: ||Nov. 16, 1894|
|Death: ||Feb. 18, 1956|
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
Thelma R Brewer Haskins (1921 - 2002)*
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Green Acres Cemetery
Created by: Donna
Record added: Jul 24, 2010
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