Lee Otis Johnson

 

 

Age: 62

 

Summary: black student leader at Texas Southern University who was sentenced to 30 years in prison for passing a joint to an undercover officer in 1968 spurring the "Free Lee Otis" cry.

 

 

Cause of Death: In his sleep

 

Born: 1939

 

Died: June 12, 2002

 

Location: Houston, Texas