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T. G. Nutter

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Jun 15, 1876

Thomas Gillis Nutter was born in Maryland

1903

T. G. Nutter opened a law office in Charleston

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1919

T. G. Nutter became the first African-American to represent Kanawha County in the House of Delegates

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1925

T. G. Nutter lobbied against the Charleston premiere of D.W. Griffith’s Birth of a Nation

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1928

T. G. Nutter represented a group of African-American plaintiffs in a lawsuit against the Charleston Public Library

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1929

T. G. Nutter filed a lawsuit regarding a restrictive covenant that prohibited African-Americans from purchasing a lot in a Huntington subdivision.

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Apr, 1940

T. G. Nutter organized a concert at the Charleston Municipal Auditorium featuring African-American singer Marian Anderson. The integrated audience of 3,500 was the largest to date at the auditorium.

Jun 23, 1959

Thomas Gillis Nutter died.


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