John Minor Wisdom

John Minor Wisdom

Age: 93

New Orleans judge and legal scholar who played a key role in desegregating courthouses and classrooms in the South. He was the last survivor of “the Four,” a group of Fifth Circuit judges supporting desegregation in the 1950s and '60s.

Died: New Orleans, May 15, 1999

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