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Charles Evers

Born: Sep 11, 1922

Birthplace: Decatur

Profession: Politician

Nationality: United States

Charles Evers

Date of Birth : Sep 11, 1922
Birth Place : Decatur

James Charles Evers is the older brother of slain civil rights activist Medgar Evers. In 1969, he became the first African American since the Reconstruction era to have been elected as mayor in a Mississippi city, Fayette in Jefferson County. Thereafter, he ran for governor in 1971 and the United States Senate in 1978, both times as an Independent candidate.

Profession


  • Politician

Also known as


  • Mayor Charles Evers
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