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Diana Oughton
Birth: 1942
Death: 1970

She was a member of the Weather Underground, the militant group split off from the SDS (Students for a Democratic Society) during the Vietnam war. She died in an accidental explosion along with 2 others in a townhouse in NY city (18 West 11th St.) on March 6, 1970. They were the only people to ever die from one of the Weather Underground's actions. She had led a privileged life, but saw poverty when working in Guatemala for the American Friends Service Committee and wanted to make the world a better place, later she taught children in a radical, free children's school in Michigan in 1966, then joined SDS. 
 
Burial:
Oak Lawn Cemetery
Dwight
Livingston County
Illinois, USA
 
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Record added: Apr 19, 1999
Find A Grave Memorial# 5184
Diana Oughton
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Diana Oughton
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Diana Oughton
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Diana you are not forgotten. I wish you had lived your life in peace instead of ending it in violence. A voice like yours is needed now, too bad you took a direction that silenced it. Peace ... I'll never forget your story and the sacrific of your life fo...(Read more)
- Autumn
 Added: Oct. 6, 2013

-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012
Peace
-Anonymous
 Added: Jul. 30, 2012
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