Very incomplete list!
in chronological order
Annabelle Lane Vincent (1929-1984) —
of Leitchfield, Grayson
Born in Kyrock, Edmonson
County, Ky., January
Democrat. Member of Kentucky
Democratic State Executive Committee, 1970.
Died, of breast cancer, in Lexington, Fayette
County, Ky., October
7, 1984 (age 55 years, 277
Interment at Sweeden
Cemetery, Sweeden, Ky.
Jewel Lafontant-Mankarious (1922-1997) —
also known as Jewel Stradford; Jewel Stradford Rogers;
Jewel Stradford Lafontant —
of Chicago, Cook
Born in Chicago, Cook
County, Ill., April
delegate to Republican National Convention from Illinois, 1960
candidate for superior court judge in Illinois, 1962; candidate for
Judge, Illinois Appellate Court, 1970; U.S. Ambassador to , 1989.
ancestry. Member, American Bar
Bar Association; NAACP; American Civil
Died, of breast cancer, in Chicago, Cook
County, Ill., May 31,
1997 (age 75 years, 33
Daughter of Cornelius Francis Stradford and Aida Arabella (Carter)
Stradford; married 1946 to John
W. Rogers (divorced 1961); married 1961 to H.
Ernest LaFontant (died 1976); married 1989 to Naguib
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Vanessa Brown (1928-1999) —
also known as Smylla Brynd; Tessa Brind —
of Holmby Hills, Los Angeles, Los
Angeles County, Calif.
Born in Vienna, Austria,
alternate delegate to Democratic National Convention from California,
honored guest, Democratic National Convention,
Died, from breast cancer, at the Motion Picture Country Home,
Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, Los Angeles
County, Calif., May 21,
1999 (age 71 years, 58
ashes interred at Westwood Memorial Park, Westwood, Los Angeles, Calif.
Rose Elizabeth Bird (1936-1999) —
also known as Rose Bird —
Born near Tucson, Pima
County, Ariz., November
justice of California state supreme court, 1977-87; defeated,
Died, of breast cancer, at Stanford University Medical
Center, Palo Alto, Santa Clara
County, Calif., December
4, 1999 (age 63 years, 32