Quotes by Charles Evers

About Charles Evers:

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.

Author Bio

  • NameCharles Evers
  • DescriptionAmerican mayor
  • BornSeptember 11, 1922
  • CountryUnited States Of America
  • ProfessionCivil And Political Rights; Politician