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Frank LaMere (March 1, 1950[1] – June 16, 2019)[2] was a Winnebago activist. He was born in South Sioux City, Nebraska.

Frank Dean LaMere
Born
Franklin Dean LaMere

(1950-03-01)March 1, 1950
DiedJune 16, 2019(2019-06-16) (aged 69)
Omaha, Nebraska
OccupationActivist, Advocate, Politician
Years active46 years
Political partyDemocratic Party
Spouse(s)Dawn Holliday. Cynthia Marie Rouse

He was the son of a Gold Star Mother and a combat veteran father. He was a member of the American Indian Movement (AIM) in the 1970s and was known for his work against liquor sales in Whiteclay, Nebraska.

LaMere was a leader in the Democratic Party, and was chairman of the National Native American Caucus. He was a delegate to the Democratic National Convention seven consecutive times from 1988 to 2012.

On June 16, 2019, LaMere died of bile duct cancer in Omaha, Nebraska, aged 69.[3]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Frank LaMere March 1, 1950 - Google Search". www.google.com.
  2. "Longtime Nebraska activist Frank LaMere dies at age 69". www.klkntv.com.
  3. Winnebago activist Frank LaMere passes on Indianz.com, June 17, 20019