Who Knew WashU? 5.16.18

Question: In what year did Walter Moran Farmer become the first African-American to earn a degree from Washington University?

Answer: B) Farmer, a law student, earned his degree in 1889. He went on to be the first African-American lawyer to argue before the Missouri Supreme Court.

Congrats to this week’s winner, Danielle Patton, who works in Alumni & Development and will receive an “I Knew WashU” luggage tag! 


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