Thelma McWilliams Glass

 

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: longtime Alabama State University professor and civil rights pioneer who helped to organize the 1955 Montgomery bus boycott after Rosa Parks (a black woman) was arrested for refusing to surrender her bus seat to a white man.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: May 16, 1916

 

Died: July 25, 2012

 

Location: Montgomery, Alabama