Leonard J. Kerpelman

 

 

Age: 88

 

Summary: Baltimore gadfly lawyer who had represented atheist leader Madalyn Murray O'Hair (who was murdered by a former employee in the 1990's) and successfully argued a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in 1963 that led to a ban on state-supported prayer in public schools.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications from a tumor

 

Born: January 12, 1925

 

Died: September 26, 2013

 

Location: Baltimore, Maryland