Building Community through Shared History - A KU Memorial Union Program

Uncle Jimmy

One of the most admired persons in KU history, James "Uncle Jimmy" Green dies. He was originally hired as the head of the "Law Department" in 1878, and guided the department as it became the School of Law in 1889. He continued to lead the school until his death.

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