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 Homer Adolph Plessy

Homer Adolph Plessy

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New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Death 1 Mar 1925 (aged 62)
Metairie, Jefferson Parish, Louisiana, USA
Burial New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 8327 · View Source
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Plessy was the plaintiff in the landmark Plessy vs. Ferguson decision that established the 'separate but equal' legal doctrine which codified segregation in the south.


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  • Added: 29 Jan 2000
  • Find A Grave Memorial 8327
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Homer Adolph Plessy (17 Mar 1862–1 Mar 1925), Find A Grave Memorial no. 8327, citing Saint Louis Cemetery Number 1, New Orleans, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .