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Green, William T.

Title: Green, William T.

Manuscript Number: Mss-2231

Inclusive Dates: 1911-1918

Bulk: .03 cu. ft.

Location: Sm. Mss.

Scope and Content: Mr. Green was born in Ontario, Canada (1860-1911). He immigrated to the United States and settled in Milwaukee, Wisconsin in 1884. He was the first African American man to graduate from the University of Wisconsin Law School in 1892. He was a civil rights activist and attorney. Additionally, it is thought that he contributed to the state’s first civil rights laws in 1891. The file includes portions of a probate file #30043 corresponding to Mr. Greene.

Access and Use: No restrictions

Language: English

Administrative Note: Processed by Illiana Zambrano, December 2016

Note: Milwaukee County Historical Society does not have a complete copy of this probate record. Please contact the Milwaukee County Courthouse for the full file.