Clara Stanton Jones

 

 

Age: 99

 

Summary: pioneering librarian who was the first African-American woman to serve as president of the American Library Association from 1976 to 1977 while she was also appointed as the longtime director of the Detroit Public Library, becoming the first African-American director of a major city public library in the United States.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: May 14, 1913

 

Died: September 30, 2012

 

Location: Oakland, California