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Charles C. Flagg

He was born in Cleveland, OH. He later died on 9-24-1992.
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Charles C. Flagg was an accountant and minority businessman. He was born in Cleveland, Ohio and served in the Pacific during World War II. Returning to Cleveland he became owner of Ray's Sausage and had formed a business partnership with Cleveland Indians baseball star Luke Easter. When Easter came to Buffalo to play for the Bisons Baseball Team in 1958, he and Flagg brought their sausage business to Buffalo.

In the 1970s he formed another sausage company with the then Buffalo Bills football player Jerry Butler. He was active in the black community. He was founder and fiscal officer of the Black Development Foundation and a leader in the drive to provide opportunities for minority firms in seeking government contracts. He was a member of numerous civic organizations; the Buffalo Chamber of Commerce and the Bennett Wells Post 1780 American Legion.

Mr. Flagg was 68 years of age at the time of his death. He died on September 24, 1992 and is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery.