Edlee Bankhead

 

 

Age: 119?

 

Summary: Mississippi man who claimed to be the son of slaves and 119 years old but did not have documentation, and who in September 2002 became one of the first plaintiffs to file suit for slave reparations.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: March 11, 1883

 

Died: November 26, 2002

 

Location: Corinth, Mississippi