Lillian Bonner Sutson

 

 

Age: 99

 

Summary: little-known civil rights activist whose attempts to register as a voter in 1940 South Carolina set a precedent in the fight against segregation and voting discrimination in the South.

 

 

Cause of Death: Natural causes

 

Born: September 20, 1914

 

Died: July 29, 2013

 

Location: Saugus, Massachusetts