Jimmie Lee Jackson

Civil Rights Activist Jimmie Lee Jackson Full Name: Jimmie Lee Jackson


Profession: Civil Rights Activist
Why Famous: Civil rights protestor who was shot and killed by Alabama State Trooper James Bonard Fowler in 1965. His death inspired a civil rights demonstration that led to the Voting Rights Act.

Born: December 16, 1938
Star Sign: Sagittarius
Birthplace: Marion, Alabama, USA

Died: February 26, 1965 (aged 26)
Cause of Death: Shot to death

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