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When did Rosa Parks die? Bio, Nationality, NetWorth2022, Husband, Child,

When did Rosa Parks die? Bio, Nationality, NetWorth2022, Husband, Child,

Facts of Rosa Park

Full Name:Rosa Park
Death Date:October 22, 2005
Profession:Social activist
Country:United States
HusbandRaymond Parks
MarriedRaymond Parks
Net Worth$5k
Birth Place  Tuskeegee, Alabama
EthnicityMixed(African- American)
EducationIndustrial School For Girls, Alabama State Teachers College For Negroes
FatherJames McCauley
MotherLeona McCauley
SiblingsSylvester McCauley
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Rosa Parks, an American activist came to the limelight as Montgomery bus boycotts.

Where was Rosa Parks from?

Rosa parks opened her eyes for the first time on February 4, 1913. She was born in  Tuskeegee, Alabama, United States of America. Rosa died at the age of 92 years. By birth, she has a star sign of Aquarius. She used to cut her birthday cake annually on the 4th of February. By birth, she has a beautiful name, Rosa Louise McCauley. Her father’s name was James McCauley while her mother is Leona McCauley. James was a carpenter by profession while her mother, Leona was a teacher.

By nationality, she had an American citizen while she belongs to an African-American ancestor. She practices Christianity. She has a younger brother Sylvester McCauley. Her parents got divorced when she was small and moved to Pine level which is just outside of Montgomery with her maternal grandparent and her younger brother.

Where did Rosa Parks go to study?

Rosa parks joined rural school until 11 years old. Then she attended Industrial School For Girls in Montgomery. She joined the Alabama State Teachers College For Negroes for her secondary education, but she couldn’t continue her further education because of her grandmother’s health problem. During her school years, she was bullied by white students often, but she used to fight alone with them. She does not let white people’s children hamper her mentally and physically.

What was the Net Worth of Rosa Parks?

The estimated net worth of Rosa Parks is $5k at the time of her death. she has earned this sum of money as a member of social rights leader. Rosa was living a happy life with her family in her house until her last breath.

Rosa Park in car
Caption: Rosa Park in the car (Source:

Similarly, there is not much information regarding her annual salary at the moment. But we could assume that she had earned a quite good amount of money.

Who did Rosa Parks marry?

Rosa Parks was happily married until her last breath. She tied the marriage knot with Raymond Parks, in 1962. By profession, Raymond was a barber and NAACP member. Both being social activists they served in the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.

Rosa Park with her husband
Caption: Rosa Park with her husband (Source: Timetoast)

This beautiful couple didn’t give birth to any children. They served society wholeheartedly and thought of society as their child and never had a biological child.

Why was Rosa Parks arrested for?

Rosa was arrested because she refuse to give her bus seat to a white man while she was going home from work. In Montgomery, there was a marked seat for black and white people on the bus. similarly, the black people have to leave their seats for white people if all marked white seats were taken.

Just because she refused to give her seat to a white person, the bus driver, James F Blake called the police and make her arrest.

When did Rosa Parks die?

Rosa died at the age of 92 on October 24, 2005. She left this beautiful world in Detroit in her own apartment on the east side.

Career line of Rosa Parks

  • Rosa started working a variety of jobs which include domestic work to the hospital.
  • Parks started her activist career in December 1943 and became active in Civil Rights Movement.
  • She became secretary in the Montgomery chapter of the NAACP and continued working until 1957.
  • She has even investigated the gang rape of Recy Taylor while working in a secretary position.
Rosa Parks, American activist
Caption: Rosa Parks, American activist (Photo: The New York Times)
  • She has organized a civil rights activist called The Committee for Equal Justice with other activities.
  • Rosa has launched the Chicago defender campaign in the justice of Mrs. Recy Taylor.
  • She has spent five years while working as an anti-rape activist.
  • Similarly, she has raised the voice against two white policemen who have raped Gertrude Perkins.