William T. Green (1858 to 1911)

Section D, Block 14, Lot 8

One of Wisconsin’s leading black attorneys, Green graduated with honors from the UW Law School in 1892. From 1893 to 1911 he defended about three of every four cases involving blacks in the district, municipal and civil courts. Green’s most outstanding accomplishment was his work to secure passage of the Wisconsin Civil Rights Act of 1895.

William T. Green (1858 to 1911)