Dorothy Vaughan’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Sep 20, 1910

Death Date

Nov 10, 2008

Age of Death

98 years

Cause of Death

Natural Causes

Profession

Mathematician

The mathematician Dorothy Vaughan died at the age of 98. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Mathematician most well known for her work with the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics, the predecessor to the National Aeronautics and Space Administration. She would become the first African-American woman to be head of personnel at the NACA.

She and her husband Howard had six children together. One of her four children would eventually go on to work at NASA.