Woodrow Wilson Mann
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