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50 years old
Owned his own cotton farm/dairy
42 years old
I was a small, quiet man that had worked his whole life to keep his farm in buisiness. I owned a car so I helped the NAACP by driving peoplle to the meetings.. While I was delivering a load of cotton to the gin, representative E.H. Hurst shot me in the head.
I, Louis Allen was killed just because I was a wittness to the murder of Herbert Lee. I was scared into testifying that Herbert had a tire iron in his hand and attacked the shooter. I felt soo guilty. I was arrested for false charges once and was beaten in that jail.. On January 31, 1964, the day before me and my family were going to move to Millwaukee i was shot with two loads of buckshot to the face. Nobody was ever arrested for my murder.