Lolita Lebron

 

 

Age: 90

 

Summary: Puerto Rican independence activist who spent 25 years in prison for participating in a gun attack on the U.S. House of Representatives on March 1, 1954, in which no one was killed in the attack but five U.S. representatives were wounded, including one congressman shot in the chest.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a cardiorespiratory infection

 

Born: November 19, 1919

 

Died: August 1, 2010

 

Location: San Juan, Puerto Rico