Wendell Freeland, Tuskegee airman, lawyer, pioneering civil rights leader and member of SSW Board of Visitor, dies at age 88



The University of Pittsburgh lost an outstanding member of its community Wendell Freeland, a respected lawyer, pioneering civil rights leader and proud member of the Tuskegee airmen of World War II fame, died early Thursday morning after a battle with pancreatic cancer. Freeland was a member of the School of Social Work's Board of Visitors.

His obituary appears in the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette and New Pittsburgh Courier.