Joseph Graham



Age: 68


Summary: pioneering firefighter who broke the color barrier at the Jackson Fire Department in the early 1970's and became the city's first black fire chief in 1996, but who retired in 1998 after 26 years with the Fire Department.



Cause of Death: Apparent stroke of aneurysm


Born: circa 1940


Died: May 6, 2008


Location: Jackson, Mississippi