John T. Scopes
American schoolteacherDied when: 70 years 79 days (842 months)
Star Sign: Leo
John Thomas Scopes (August 3, 1900 – October 21, 1970) was a teacher in Dayton, Tennessee, who was charged on May 5, 1925, with violating Tennessee's Butler Act, which prohibited the teaching of human evolution in Tennessee schools.
He was tried in a case known as the Scopes Trial, in which he was found guilty and fined $100 (equivalent to $1,476 in 2020).
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