William Devereux Zantzinger
Summary: former tobacco farmer whose six-month sentence in the fatal caning of a black barmaid named Hattie Carroll at a Baltimore charity ball in 1963 moved folk singer Bob Dylan to write a dramatic, almost journalistic song that became a classic of modern American folk music.
Cause of Death: Not released
Born: February 7, 1939
Died: January 3, 2009
Location: Charlotte Hall, Maryland