Millie Dunn Veasey

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Millie Dunn Veasey (January 31, 1918 – March 9, 2018)[1] was an American veteran. She was born in Raleigh, North Carolina. She served from 1942-45 in the Women’s Army Corps (WAC) and the Women’s Auxiliary Army Corps (WAAC).[2] She was active in the civil rights movement with the Raleigh-Wake Chapter of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP), where she became president in 1965.[3]

Veasey died on March 9, 2018 in Raleigh at the age of 100.[4]

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  1. "Obituary Search - Find your Loved One's Life Stories". Legacy.com.
  2. Talabi, Cassandra (November 2017). "Millie Dunn Veasey". NC Heritage. Retrieved 2018-01-30.
  3. Stephens, Alexander (2013-08-29). "August 1963: Millie Dunn Veasey, Former Raleigh NAACP President, Talks About Sit-Ins". Retrieved 2018-01-30.
  4. WRAL. "Pioneering WWII veteran who turned 100 last month dies :: WRAL.com".