Arthur O'Neil Fisher

Arthur O'Neil Fisher

Birth
Death 2002 (aged 82–83)
Burial Non-Cemetery Burial
Memorial ID 160675297 · View Source
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IN MAY 0F 1949 THEY WERE THE VERY FIRST U. S. AIR FORCE TOP GUN PILOTS
332nd Fighter Group - Awarded First Place In
The Conventional (Propeller) Aircraft Division

TUSKEGEE AIRMEN (PILOTS, CREW&ADMIN)

"Top Gun Commander" - Captain Alva Temple

Tuskegee Airmen Virtual Cemetery

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The Honorable Arthur O’Neil Fisher was the son of a shoe-shine man who rose to become the first African American to win election to a Montgomery County Common Pleas Court judgeship.

His public career began during World War II when he served as a bombardier-navigator with the Tuskegee Airmen. After the war he completed his undergraduate degree and then obtained a law degree. He served as an Assistant City Prosecutor in Dayton, Assistant Montgomery County Prosecutor, Dayton Municipal Court Judge, Domestic Relations Judge and Juvenile Judge. He was known as an innovative and compassionate adjudicator who established such programs as the first in house drug treatment program in Juvenile Court.

He was a quiet but effective leader in the Civil Rights movement, and won recognition often, including a Martin Luther King Jr. Living Legend Award.–Inducted: 2000.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: pm
  • Added: 7 Apr 2016
  • Find a Grave Memorial 160675297
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Arthur O'Neil Fisher (1919–2002), Find a Grave Memorial no. 160675297, ; Maintained by Find a Grave (contributor 8) Non-Cemetery Burial.