Louis R. Lucas


Age: 70

Summary: Tennessee lawyer who came to prominence in the drawn-out battles over school desegregation and busing resulting from the Brown v. Board of Education decision of 1954, but who later took part in integration cases of the 1970's affecting schools in Detroit, Michigan and Dayton, Ohio among others.

Cause of Death: Lengthy illness

Born: May 23, 1935

Died: June 20, 2005

Memphis, Tennessee