Jefferson Thomas



Age: 67


Summary: civil rights pioneer and one of the original nine black students who integrated Central High School in Little Rock, Arkansas in 1957 in the U.S.'s first major battle over school desegregation, who later served in the U.S. Army in Vietnam and was an accountant with the U.S. Department of Defense.



Cause of Death: Pancreatic cancer


Born: September 19, 1942


Died: September 5, 2010


Location: Columbus, Ohio