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Amie, Curtis Rufus, Sr., 1927-


Curtis Rufus Amie, Sr. was born April 27, 1927 in Marshall, Texas.

Amie made it through eleventh grade and then graduated miner's training school to become a miner. Amie was the first African-American driller and blaster at the Nevada Test Site. He retired in 1978.

He was a Boy Scout Troop Leader for Troop #67 from 1958 to 1965.

He owned a Dairy Queen franchise store from 1973 to 1982.

Amie was an United States Army Sargent from 1946 to 1949 with an honorable discharge.

Amie has multiple children: Curtis Jr., Willie, Ronald, Michael, Gwen Curtis, Torrance, and Delbert.