Friday, January 26, 2007

William Adger (b-1858)

William Adger is the son of Robert and Marian and brother to Robert Mara Adger. Born in 1858, he was the first African American to graduate from the University of Pennsylvania. He accomplished this in 1883 at the age of 25. He graduated from high school (Institute of Colored Youth) in 1875.

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