Woodrow Wilson Mann

 

 

Age: 85

 

Summary: mayor of Little Rock, Arkansas during the "Little Rock Nine" desegregation crisis in 1957 who asked President Eisenhower for federal assistance in getting Central High School desegregated despite the backlash from the majority of Arkansans at that time.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complications of a stroke

 

Born: November 13, 1916

 

Died: August 6, 2002

 

Location: Houston, Texas