Arthur W. Mitchell Edit Profile
Student Tuskegee Institute, Columbia and Harvard. Doctor of Laws, Wilberforce U.
1 son, Arthur W. Taught school in rural sections of Alabama for many years. Founded and was president Armstrong Agriculture School, West Butler, Alabama Admitted to District of Columbia Bar and practiced law in Washington, District of Columbia, 10 years, also real estate. Practiced in Chicago, 1929-1939.
Member 74th to 77th Congresses (1935-1943), 1st Illinois District, succeeding Oscar De Priest (first Negro Democrat to be elected to Congress).
Member Phi Beta Sigma (national president 10 years).
Married Annie Harris.