William Devereux Zantzinger

 

Age: 69

 

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