'A Citizen of Fine Spirit'
William Mitchell Magazine
4 Pages Posted: 24 Mar 2010
Date Written: Fall 2000
William T. Francis was (1869-1929), by most measures, the most successful of the early African American alumni of William Mitchell College of Law's predecessor law schools. Francis was a skilled lawyer, an adroit politician, a popular orator, a vigorous crusader for human and civil rights, and a respected U.S. diplomat.
Keywords: William T. Francis, African American attorneys, St. Paul College of Law
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