Robert Shelton



Age: 73


Summary: onetime imperial wizard of the Ku Klux Klan who oversaw a powerful Alabama faction that claimed 40,000 members in the 1960's, but whose group was bankrupted from a 1981 lawsuit stemming from the murder of a black teenager (members of his group were convicted of the murder).



Cause of Death: Heart attack


Born: June 12, 1929


Died: March 17, 2003


Location: Tuscaloosa, Alabama