Leaders of the Ku Klux Klan
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The First Ku Klux Klan Leaders
- Nathan Bedford Forrest (1821-1877) was the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan between 1867 and 1869.
Second Ku Klux Klan
- William Joseph Simmons  (1880-1945) was the leader of the second Ku Klux Klan between 1915 and 1922.
- Hiram Wesley Evans (1881-1966), Imperial Wizard, 1922-1939, during which the KKK experienced its peak in membership.
- James A. Colescott (1897-1950), Imperial Wizard, 1939-1944. Colescott dissolved the organization after it was hit with a $685,000 lien by the IRS.
- Samuel Green (Ku Klux Klan) (1890-1949), Imperial Wizard for two weeks in 1949.
Other Ku Klux Klan Movements
- Jeff Berry (date of birth unknown, died 2013)
- Samuel Bowers  (1924-2006)
- David Duke (born 1950)
- Virgil Lee Griffin (ca. 1944-2009)
- Thomas Robb (born 1946)
- David Wayne Hull
- Johnny Lee Clary (born 1959), Imperial Wizard in 1989 of the White Knights Organization but now actively speaks out against racism and movements such as the Ku Klux Klan.
- Ron Edwards, Imperial Wizard of the Imperial Klans of America.
- Robert Shelton (1930-2003), Imperial Wizard of the now defunct United Klans of America.
- Louis Beam (born 1946)
- Bill Wilkinson, Imperial Wizard of the "Invisible Empire, Knights of the Ku Klux Klan", from 1975-1981.
- Don Black (born 1953), formally imprisoned white nationalist and Imperial Wizard, from 1981-1987.
- Eldon Edwards (1909-1960), Imperial Wizard of the KKK from 1953-1960.
- Samuel Roper (1895-1986), law enforcement officer turned Imperial Wizard of the KKK, from 1949-1950. He was preceded by Samuel Green, and was later succeeded by Eldon Lee Edwards.
- Biography of Nathan Bedford Forrest the first Grand Wizard of the Ku Klux Klan
- History of the Ku Klux Klan
- Hiram Wesley Evans
- James A. Colescott
- Samuel Green
- Jeff Berry Profile from Terrorism Knowledge Base
- Samuel Bowers convicted of 1966 murders
- Samuel Bowers Bio