Viola Liuzzo

Viola Liuzzo
1925 - 1965
Viola Liuzzo  American Activist

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Viola Liuzzo was previously married to George Argyris and Anthony Liuzzo.


American Activist Viola Liuzzo was born Viola Fauver Gregg on 11th April, 1925 in California, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 25th Mar 1965 Lowndes County, Alabama, USA aged 39. She is most remembered for Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist from Michigan. Her zodiac sign is Aries.

Viola Liuzzo is a member of the following lists: People from Detroit, American Unitarian Universalists and 1925 births.


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First Name Viola
Last Name Liuzzo
Full Name at Birth Viola Fauver Gregg
Age 39 (age at death) years
Birthday 11th April, 1925
Birthplace California, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 25th March, 1965
Place of Death Lowndes County, Alabama, USA
Cause of Death Murdered by members of the Ku Klux Klan
Build Slim
Hair Color Blonde
Zodiac Sign Aries
Sexuality Straight
Religion Unitarian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Housewife, civil rights activist
Occupation Activist
Claim to Fame Unitarian Universalist civil rights activist from Michigan

Viola Fauver Liuzzo (née Gregg; April 11, 1925 – March 25, 1965) was an American housewife and civil rights activist. In March 1965, Liuzzo heeded the call of Martin Luther King Jr. and traveled from Detroit, Michigan, to Selma, Alabama, in the wake of the Bloody Sunday attempt at marching across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. Liuzzo participated in the successful Selma to Montgomery marches and helped with coordination and logistics. At the age of 39, while driving back from a trip shuttling fellow activists to the Montgomery airport, she was fatally hit by shots fired from a pursuing car containing Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members Collie Wilkins, William Eaton, Eugene Thomas, and Gary Thomas Rowe, the latter of whom was actually an undercover informant working for the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI).

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