Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr.
Thomas Edwin Blanton Jr. (June 20, 1938 – June 26, 2020) was an American terrorist and convicted felon. At the time of his death, he was serving a life sentence for his role in the 16th Street Baptist Church bombing in Birmingham, Alabama in 1963, which killed four young African-American girls (Carole Robertson, Cynthia Wesley, Addie Mae Collins, and Denise McNair).
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- Sack, Kevin (May 2, 2001). "Ex-Klansman Is Found Guilty in '63 Bombing". The New York Times. Retrieved February 5, 2009.
- Clary, Mike (14 April 2001). "Birmingham's Painful Past Reopened". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved 21 June 2014. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
- Thomas Blanton, 16th Street Baptist Church bomber, dies in prison
- Genzlinger, Neil (June 26, 2020). "Thomas Blanton, Who Bombed a Birmingham Church, Dies at 82". The New York Times. Retrieved June 26, 2020. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)