Eugene ‘Bull’ Connor Net Worth

Eugene ‘Bull’ Connor Net Worth is
$1.4 Million

Eugene ‘Bull’ Connor Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Theophilus Eugene Connor, known as Bull Connor (July 11, 1897 – March 10, 1973), was the Commissioner of Public Safety for the city of Birmingham, Alabama, during the American Civil Rights Movement. His office, under the city commission government, gave him responsibility for administrative oversight of the Birmingham Fire Department and the Birmingham Police Department, which had their own chiefs.Connor's actions to enforce racial segregation and deny civil rights to Black citizens, especially during the Southern Christian Leadership Conference's Birmingham campaign of 1963, made him an international symbol of racism. Connor directed the use of fire hoses and police attack dogs against civil rights activists, that included the children of many protestors. These tactics exposed the extent of racism when shown on national television. They served as one of the catalysts for major social and legal change in the Southern United States and contributed to passage by the United States Congress of the Civil Rights Act of 1964.

Date Of BirthJuly 11, 1897, Selma, Alabama, United States
DiedMarch 10, 1973, Birmingham, Alabama, United States
Place Of BirthSelma, Alabama, USA
Star SignCancer
1He was the Director of Public Safety in Birmingham, Alabama in the early '60s. Ironically, despite that title, he has been historically remembered for his violent efforts to stonewall the civil rights marches in the early '60s by instructing the police and fire departments to turn dogs and fire-hoses on the peaceful demonstrators. When he was elected to the position in 1960 he was voted in by the largest percentage of votes in the history of the state. Four years later, after the assault on the the demonstrators, the same percentage voted to remove him from his position.
2In 1964, in an effort to prevent blacks in Birmingham, Alabama from registering to vote, he ran for mayor. He lost to Albert Boutwell, a racial moderate.

Archive Footage

Mr. Dynamite: The Rise of James Brown2014DocumentaryHimself (as Bull Connor)
The Sixties2014TV Mini-Series documentaryHimself - Commissioner of Public Safety
The March2013TV Movie documentaryHimself, commissioner of public safety, Birmingham, Alabama
Breaking the Huddle: The Integration of College Football2008TV Movie documentaryHimself
Soul of Justice: Thelton Henderson's American Journey2005DocumentaryHimself - Birmingham Commissioner of Public Safety
Our Friend, Martin1999VideoHimself (uncredited)
4 Little Girls1997DocumentaryHimself (uncredited)
American Experience1994TV Series documentaryHimself (directs Birmingham police)
Malcolm X1992Himself - with Dark Hat (uncredited)
Eyes on the Prize1990TV Series documentaryHimself
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