Junius Scales



Age: 82


Summary: leader of the U.S. Communist Party and the only person ever arrested just for being a Communist in the U.S. who was convicted after a six year court battle in 1961 but whose sentence was commuted by John Kennedy.



Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke


Born: March 26, 1920


Died: August 5, 2002


Location: Pine Bush, New York