Madalyn Murray O'Hair


Born: 4/13/1919 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA
Died: 9/29/1995
Age: 76
Cause of death: murder

Full name: Madalyn Murray Mays O'Hair
Noted For: athiest; won a U.S. Supreme Court decision overturning organized prayer in public schools (1963); founded American Athiests. Disappeared in late August 1995 and presumed murdered one month later by associates within her own organization. Missing along with O'Hair were her son and granddaughter.
Quotation: "No god ever gave any man anything, nor ever answered any prayer at any time - nor ever will."