Adam Clayton Powell Jr.’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Nov 29, 1908

Death Date

Apr 4, 1972

Age of Death

63 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Apr 4, 1972



The politician Adam Clayton died at the age of 63. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American politician and pastor who represented Harlem, New York City, in the US House of Representatives from 1945 to 1971. He was the first person from New York of African American descent to be elected to Congress.

His father, Adam Clayton Powell, Sr., was a community activist and pastor.