Corinthian Nutter


Age: 97


Summary: teacher and civil-rights pioneer who in 1948 led a walkout of the dilapidated Walker Elementary School in Merriam, Kansas and became a key witness in a lawsuit against the school district, winning a landmark ruling that became a precursor to Brown vs. the Board of Education several years later.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: December 10, 1906


Died: February 10, 2004


Location: Kansas City, Missouri