Vivian Malone Jones



Age: 63


Summary: civil rights pioneer who with fellow student James Hood enrolled at the University of Alabama in 1963 despite governor George Wallace's stand to block blacks from entering, but who later became the first black to graduate from the school and had a long career serving the government.



Cause of Death: Aftereffects of a stroke


Born: July 14, 1942


Died: October 13, 2005


Location: Atlanta, Georgia