They Call Me Cool Fool: George Haley Of Bath, NY

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Steuben County Historial Society

To conclude our series highlighting historical black residents of our region, we discuss the life of Bath, NY native Lt. Col. George J. Haley.

Haley volunteered in WWII as a fighter pilot with the Tuskegee Airmen, the first African-American military aviators in the U.S. He fought in multiple wars, flying over 90 missions in WWII alone.

More history from the Twin Tiers can be found here.

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