Rosa Parks



Age: 92


Summary: former seamstress considered as the mother of the civil rights movement after her refusal to give up her seat to a white man on a Montgomery, Alabama public bus almost 50 years ago, whose decision was the catalyst for the Montgomery Bus Boycott initiated in part by Rev. Martin Luther King, Jr., and who worked for more than 25 years on the staff of U.S. Rep. John Conyers.



Cause of Death: Natural causes


Born: February 4, 1913


Died: October 25, 2005


Location: Detroit, Michigan