Viola Liuzzo Death Cause and Date

Viola Liuzzo's Death

Born (Birthday) April 11, 1925

Death Date March 25, 1965

Age of Death 39 years

Cause of Death Assassination

Profession Civil Rights Leader

The civil rights leader Viola Liuzzo died at the age of 39. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

White Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist who became a martyr for her cause when she was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan after the Selma to Montgomery marches.

She married and divorced at the age of 16, then married George Argyris and had two children; she later married Anthony Liuzzo and had three more children.



“Men and women in my lifetime have died fighting for the right to vote: people like James Chaney, Andrew Goodman and Michael Schwerner, who were murdered while registering black voters in Mississippi in 1964, and Viola Liuzzo, who was murdered by the Ku Klux Klan in 1965 during the Selma march for voting rights.” (Jeff Greenfield)

Viola Liuzzo Death Cause and Date