Archive | Gerald Chatham

Land of Emmett Till: Prosecutor Candidate’s Father Inspirational Civil Rights Figure

From the Desoto Times Tribune — Chatham relying on experience By ROBERT LEE LONGCommunity Editor HERNANDO — Gerald Chatham, a candidate for Circuit Court Judge, District 17, Place 4 says his courtroom experience and career as a former prosecutor will serve him well if elected. Chatham’s opponent in Tuesday’s runoff election is attorney Robert S. […]

Gerald Weissinger Chatham, the lawyer who tried to prosecute two men for killing Emmett Till, memorialized

From the Desoto Times of Mississippi comes this story: Former DA honored with dedication Hernando Woman’s Club members Libby Ballard and Janie Norwood serve punch and cookies to a crowd of more than 100 during the clock tower dedication Wednesday. Photo by Jon Alverson By ROBERT LEE LONG Community Editor Published: Thursday, July 15, 2010 […]