Elwin Wilson

 

 

Age: 76

 

Summary: reformed Ku Klux Klan member who had publicly apologized in 2009 for years of violent racism, including the beating of a black Freedom Rider who later became Georgia congressman John Lewis.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from the flu

 

Born: September 17, 1926

 

Died: March 28, 2013

 

Location: Rock Hill, South Carolina