Clifford “Clifton” Walker

Overview: 

On February 29, 1964, in Woodville, Mississippi, Clifford “Clifton” Walker, a 37 year-old African American man, was killed by a close range shotgun blast to the head in his vehicle near his residence. Walker was killed on his way home from a local drinking establishment after his shift at the International Paper Company in Natchez, Mississippi. 

Incident Date: 
Saturday, February 29, 1964
Case Name: 
Clifford “Clifton” Walker
Topic: 
FOIA
Industry Code: 
None
Component: 
Civil Rights Division
Updated October 5, 2016