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Dr Thomas Hency “Chief” Brewer, Sr

Dr Thomas Hency “Chief” Brewer, Sr

Birth
Alabama, USA
Death 18 Feb 1956 (aged 61)
Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Burial Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA
Memorial ID 55396298 · View Source
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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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  • Created by: Donna
  • Added: 24 Jul 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 55396298
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Thomas Hency “Chief” Brewer, Sr (16 Nov 1894–18 Feb 1956), Find A Grave Memorial no. 55396298, citing Green Acres Cemetery, Columbus, Muscogee County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Donna (contributor 46910450) .