Mayme Hatcher Johnson

 

 

Age: 94

 

Summary: widow of legendary Harlem gangster Ellsworth "Bumpy" Johnson (d. 1968) who moved to Philadelphia in 2004 and later wrote a biography of her husband Harlem Godfather (2008), but who was told that a film production company was negotiating to purchase rights to her book earlier this year.

 

 

Cause of Death: Respiratory failure

 

Born: 1914

 

Died: May 1, 2009

 

Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania