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Pierre Whiting, Sr., c.1945
  • Reinette F. Jones, University of Kentucky

Janitor for 57 years at University of Kentucky, 1888-1945
Pierre Whiting, c.1861-1949

Pierre Whiting, Sr. was a janitor at the University of Kentucky for 57 years. It is thought that he was the first African American employed at the university, and that he was employed longer than any other employee. Read more

  • Black History Month,
  • University of Kentucky,
  • Pierre Whiting,
  • Janitor,
  • Kentucky
Publication Date
February, 2014
Citation Information
Reinette F. Jones. "Pierre Whiting, Sr., c.1945" (2014)
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