Lillian Gobitas Klose
Summary: plaintiff in the Minersville School District vs. Gobitis case whose refusal (on religious grounds) to recite the Pledge of Allegiance as a seventh grader in a Pennsylvania public school in 1935 ignited national indignation and a rolling legal fight that led to an expansion of First Amendment rights.
Cause of Death: Cancer
Born: November 2, 1923
Died: August 22, 2014
Location: Fayetteville, Georgia