Juanita Goggins



Age: 75


Summary: former South Carolina state legislator who was hailed as a trailblazer and became the first black woman elected to the South Carolina Legislature in 1974 whose achievements included key legislation on school funding, but who became increasingly reclusive by refusing help from friends and relatives over the years after leaving politics.



Cause of Death: Hypothermia


Born: 1935


Died: February 20, 2010


Location: Columbia, South Carolina