Educator, historian Hana Stith dies at 90

Stith passed away Wednesday morning in Columbus, Ohio. She was 90 years old.

Posted: Sep 5, 2018 12:59 PM

FORT WAYNE, Ind. (WFFT)- Long time educator and historian, Hana Stith has died. 

Stith passed away Wednesday morning in Columbus, Ohio. She was 90 years old. 

Stith was one of the first African-American teachers at Fort Wayne Community Schools, getting hired in 1960. After retiring in 1966, she co-founded the African/African American Historical Society in 1998 and later the museum. 

She served as the museum's CEO until 2013. 

FOX 55 will have updates on Stith's death, and service information as it become available. 

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