Wilchie, John

JOHN WILCHIE was born in Glendora, Mississippi. In 1979 he was appointed to carry out the remaining term of Justice Court Judge, and the following year he was elected the first African American Justice Court Judge in Tallahatchie County. He attended Mississippi Valley State University, as well as the University of Mississippi Judicial College. In 2004, he helped start the Sharkey-Hampton Lake Volunteer Fire Department, for which he serves as Fire Captain.

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