Rafe Perry Jr. Archives

Refe Perry, Jr., first unionized African American caterer, passes

September 29, 2022

Rafe Perry, Jr., a long-time Milwaukee resident, who in 1983 became the first unionized African American caterer and was instrumental in integrating the Fraternal Order of the Eagles, died on Friday September 16, 2022. He was 62 years old. Perry was a graduate of MATC’s Culinary Arts School. In the 1980’s he and brother Vincent… [Read More]