Alfred Ligon

 

 

Age: 96

 

Summary: longtime owner of the Aquarian Book Shop in Los Angeles, the oldest continuously operated black-owned bookstore in the country, from 1941 until it was destroyed in the 1992 L.A. riots.

 

 

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

 

Born: April 5, 1906

 

Died: August 11, 2002

 

Location: Montebello, California