Dorothy Vaughan's Death

Born (Birthday) 19100920

Death Date November 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.