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Date of Birth 15 July 1942Mobile, Alabama, USA
Date of Death 13 October 2005Atlanta, Georgia, USA  (complications from a stroke)
Birth NameVivian Juanita Malone

Mini Bio (1)

Vivian Malone was born on July 15, 1942 in Mobile, Alabama, USA as Vivian Juanita Malone. She was married to Mack Jones. She died on October 13, 2005 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.

Spouse (1)

Mack Jones (? - 13 October 2005) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (6)

One of two black students to be the first to enroll at the University of Alabama in 1963.
Children: son Michael and daughter Monica.
In 1965, became the first black student to graduate from the University of Alabama.
Met George Wallace in 1996, when the former governor was in frail health, and talked of reconciliation.
Was one of two black students whose effort to enroll at the University of Alabama led to George Wallace's infamous "stand in the schoolhouse door" in 1963.
The student who entered the school with her was James Hood who went on to earn a doctorate degree in 1997. He is now a retired educator living in Madison, Wisconsin.

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