Resolutions of appreciation to Wilmont Sweeney

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Descriptive Summary

Title: Resolutions of appreciation to Wilmont Sweeney
Dates: 1966-1975
Collection Number: 2015.034
Extent: 2 items in box.
Repository: Berkeley Historical Society
Berkeley, California 94704
Abstract: One plaque and one framed resolution.
Language of Material: English


The collection is open for research.

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Preferred Citation

Resolutions of appreciation to Wilmont Sweeney. Berkeley Historical Society

Biography/Administrative History

Wilmont Sweeney (1925-1999) was the first African American to be elected to the Berkeley City Council in 1961; he served as vice mayor from 1969 to 1974, when he was appointed t the Municipal Court. He was apointed to the Superior Court in 1979 and served for many years in the Juvenile Court.

Scope and Content of Collection

One plaque from the City of Berkeley, 1966, and one framed resolution from the California State Senate, 1975