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Pauper's grave may be Bowers' burial fate
The Clarion Ledger - Jackson, Miss.
Subjects: Prisons; Criminal sentences
Author: Mitchell, Jerry
Date: Nov 7, 2006
Start Page: A.1
Section: Main
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One-time Imperial Wizard Sam Bowers, who died behind bars Sunday at the age of 82, headed the White Knights of the Ku Klux Klan in Mississippi, which the FBI blamed for at least 10 killings during the 1960s. Since 1998, he had been serving a life sentence for ordering the fatal firebombing of NAACP leader Vernon Dahmer Sr. near Hattiesburg in 1966.

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