|Profession||Civil Rights Leader|
|Date of Birth||1908-03-10|
|Place of Birth||Mississippi|
About Vernon Dahmer
An American Civil Rights Leader who was also president of a chapter of the NAACP in Mississippi and led voter registration drives during the 1960s.
Early Life of Vernon Dahmer
He was the music director and Sunday School teacher at the Shady Grove Baptist Church.
He worked for the African-American right to vote and led voter registration drives before being killed by Klu Klux Klan members, who firebombed his home and the grocery store he owned.
He was the child of George and Ellen Dahmer.
He was involved in fighting for the same cause as Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960’s.