Shirley Stamps

 

Age: 59

 

Summary: Delaware woman who as a child in 1951 was one of the two plaintiffs to sue the Delaware state Board of Education to desegregate schools that eventually led to the landmark U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown vs. Board of Education.

 

 

Cause of Death: Heart attack

 

Born: January 30, 1944

 

Died: May 28, 2003

 

Location: Wilmington, Delaware