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Bowers Convicted of Murder

By David Drysdale Jackson Clarion Ledger August 22, 1998 Jackson, Miss—Samuel Bowers, the Imperial Wizard of the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan, was convicted on Friday of murdering Vernon Dahmer Sr. on January 10, 1966.  Bowers was immediately sentenced to life in prison. The jury, which consisted of six blacks, five whites and […]