Floyd E. Newsum Member of Memphis' First Original 12 African-American Firefighters Dies At Age 86

 

Retired Division Chief Floyd Elbert Newsum, Sr. passed away Sunday at the age of 86.

In the picture above you can see Floyd in the group of 12 at the top in the middle of the bottom row. You can also see him in all white with his arm stretched out near the middle of the picture.

For more information and photos about Floyd Newsum, please see the Memphis Fire Department's Facebook.

https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.2278441192199755&type=1&l=3505fb761f

 

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