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: circa 1943

 

Died: October 18, 2005

 

Location: Lampasas, Texas