Cornelia Wallace

 

Age: 69

 

Summary: former first lady of Alabama who threw herself over Gov. George C. Wallace (d. 1998) when he was shot in a 1972 assassination attempt, whom the couple divorced in 1978 amid claims she had bugged his phone in the Governor's Mansion.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: January 28, 1939

 

Died: January 8, 2009

 

Location: Sebring, Florida