Jerry Diskin



Age: 57


Summary: federal prosecutor who headed the government's case against Algerian terrorist Ahmed Ressam (who attempted to enter the U.S. in 1999 with a load of explosives he intended to use to blow up L.A. International Airport), who was appointed interim U.S. attorney in 2001 by John Ashcroft.



Cause of Death: Complications of surgery to remove a brain tumor


Born: January 17, 1947


Died: June 1, 2004


Location: Seattle, Washington