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Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr.

(1905-1996)

 
 
Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. Marker image. Click for full size.
By Steve Masler, March 10, 2018
1. Wilson W. Wyatt, Sr. Marker
Inscription. Former mayor of Louisville and lieutenant governor of Kentucky, Wyatt also served as a member of the University of Louisville Board of Trustees and made the first motion to desegregate the University in 1949
 
Erected 2012.
 
Location. 38° 13.216′ N, 85° 45.648′ W. Marker is in Louisville, Kentucky, in Jefferson County. Marker is on West Cardinal Boulevard just west of S. 2nd Street. Touch for map. On the grounds of the Playhouse on the campus of the University of Louisville. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1911 S. 3rd Street, Louisville KY 40208, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Woodford R. Porter, Sr. (here, next to this marker); Dr. Joseph H. McMillan, Sr (here, next to this marker); Dr. Charles Henry Parrish, Jr. (here, next to this marker); Dr. Eleanor Young Love (a few steps from this marker); Dr. Rufus E. Clement (a few steps from this marker); Anne M. Braden (a few steps from this marker); Dr. J. Blaine Hudson, Jr. (within shouting distance of this marker); Southern Exposition (approx. 0.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Louisville.
 
Additional keywords. desegregation
 
Categories. African AmericansCivil RightsEducation
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on March 17, 2018. This page originally submitted on March 12, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. This page has been viewed 63 times since then. Photo   1. submitted on March 12, 2018, by Steve Masler of Memphis, Tennessee. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. A wide shot of the marker and its surroundings in context. Clearer photo of marker text. • Can you help?
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