J. W. Milam

J. W. Milam

Original Name John William Milam
Birth
Tallahatchie County, Mississippi, USA
Death 31 Dec 1980 (aged 61)
Jackson, Hinds County, Mississippi, USA
Burial Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA
Plot C Garden of the Last Supper
Memorial ID 100434192 · View Source
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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.


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Gravesite Details J.W. Milam and Roy Bryant were Half-Brothers

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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Ron Collins
  • Added: 9 Nov 2012
  • Find a Grave Memorial 100434192
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for J. W. Milam (18 Feb 1919–31 Dec 1980), Find a Grave Memorial no. 100434192, citing Greenlawn Memorial Gardens, Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .