Edith Tiger

 

 

 

Age: 83

 

Summary: director of the National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee organization from 1968 to 1998 that got it's start fighting McCarthyism in the early 1950's and continued to fight for the civil liberties of draft dodgers, Communists and refugees.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: June 10, 1919

 

Died: October 22, 2002

 

Location: Brooklyn, New York