Gladys Quander Tancil

 

 

 

Age: 81

 

Summary: historian and the first African American to serve at Mount Vernon as a historical interpreter whose ancestors Suckey Bay and Nancy Quander were slaves of George Washington at Mount Vernon, and whose lobbying was responsible for the slave memorial there.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: January 31, 1921

 

Died: November 5, 2002

 

Location: Alexandria, Virginia