Felmers O. Chaney, former NAACP branch president and first Black MPD Sergeant, dead at age 94

December 5, 2012   // 0 Comments

Compiled by MCJ Staff Felmers O. Chaney, Milwaukee’s first African American police sergeant and long-time president of the Milwaukee Branch of the NAACP is dead at age 94. A lifetime champion for civil rights, Chaney devoted his life to Milwaukee’s Black community, improving the quality of life and ensuring that the voices of the disenfranchised are represented and heard. Born in Spooner, WI...

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