Alton T. Lemon

 

 

Age: 84

 

Summary: civil rights activist whose objection to state aid to religious schools gave rise to a watershed 1971 U.S. Supreme Court decision that came to be known as the Lemon Test.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from Alzheimer's disease

 

Born: October 19, 1928

 

Died: May 4, 2013

 

Location: Jenkintown, Pennsylvania