James Chaney

About James Chaney

Birth Day: May 30, 1943
Birth Place: Meridian, MS
Died On: Jun 21, 1964 (age 21)
Birth Sign: Gemini

James Chaney Net Worth

James Chaney was bornon May 30, 1943 in Meridian, MS. Field worker for the Congress of Racial Equality who was murdered by the KKK while working in Mississippi to organize voter education classes.
James Chaney is a member of Civil Rights Leader

💰 Net worth: 1.3 Million

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About

Field worker for the Congress of Racial Equality who was murdered by the KKK while working in Mississippi to organize voter education classes.

Before Fame

He only had a ninth grade education and at the age of 15 he started wearing paper patches reading "NAACP", to mark his support for the national civil rights organization.

Trivia

The 1988 film, Mississippi Burning, was loosely based upon the investigation into his murder.

Family Life

He was raised by his parents, Ben and Fannie Lee Chaney.

Associated With

Andrew Goodman was also murdered while in a car with him during the Freedom Summer.