Louise Hermey Stanford



Age: 62


Summary: civil rights volunteer who sounded the alarm when three civil rights workers went missing in Mississippi in a case that shocked the U.S., in which the deaths of Michael Schwerner, James Chaney, and Andrew Goodman were dramatized in the 1988 movie Mississippi Burning.



Cause of Death: Breast cancer


Born: February 27, 1943


Died: October 18, 2005


Location: Lampasas, Texas