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