Celes King III

 

 

Age: 79

 

Summary: black activist and founding state chairman of the Congress of Racial Equality (CORE), which he chaired from 1975 until 2002.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications of gangrene and kidney failure

 

Born: September 18, 1923

 

Died: March 12, 2003

 

Location: Los Angeles, California