Aukofer, Frank

Frank Aukofer was born in 1935. As a young man, he attended Marquette University and graduated with a degree in journalism. After graduation, the Milwaukee Journal hired him as a reporter and assigned him to report on national and local civil rights activity. Aukofer eventually became the primary journalist on the open housing marches of 1967-1968. In 1968, Aukofer’s book entitled, City with a Chance, was published. The book chronicled the Milwaukee civil rights movement and was re-issued in 2007. Aukofer retired from journalism in 2000. EM

See also: citations for Frank Aukofer in the bibliography