Viola Burnham

 

 

Age: 72

 

Summary: widow of Guyana President Forbes Burnham who served as vice president and deputy prime minister from 1985 to 1991 after his death, and who was a key figure in the establishment of the infamous Jonestown 'agricultural colony' under Jim Jones in the 1970's.

 

 

Cause of Death: Cancer

 

Born: November 26, 1930

 

Died: October 10, 2003

 

Location: Georgetown, Guyana