Louis Till

Louis Till

New Madrid, New Madrid County, Missouri, USA
Death 2 Jul 1945 (aged 23)
Pisa, Provincia di Pisa, Toscana, Italy
Burial Fere-en-Tardenois, Departement de l'Aisne, Picardie, France
Plot Plot E, Row 4, Grave 73.
Memorial ID 10967775 · View Source
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Louis Till was the father of Emmitt Till. Louis Till was executed by the U.S. Army.

He was the father of 1950s Civil Rights martyr Emmett Till.

While serving in the United States Army in Italy during World War II, he was tried, convicted and executed for his crimes.

Louis Till is interred in a section of the cemetery set aside for servicemen who were executed for crimes.

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