Death of Thelma McWilliams Glass

1916 - July 25, 2012
Montgomery, Alabama | Age 96

Ala. bus boycott organizer & professor dies at 96
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MONTGOMERY, Ala. (AP) — Thelma McWilliams Glass, a longtime professor and civil rights pioneer who helped organize the Montgomery bus boycott, died on Wednesday. She was 96.

A statement from Alabama State University, where Glass was a professor of geography, said she died but did not give a cause.

"The ASU family lost one of its crown jewels today," said President William H. Harris. "Mrs. Glass was the consummate educator, whose life was a shining example...

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