Samuel Bowers

 

 

Age: 82

 

Summary: leader of the White Knights, the militant offshoot of the Ku Klux Klan in the state of Mississippi, who was serving a life sentence for the 1966 firebombing death of civil rights leader Vernon Dahmer.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cardiopulmonary arrest

 

Born: August 6, 1924

 

Died: November 5, 2006

 

Location: Jackson, Mississippi