Preston Washington

Preston Washington
2003

Picture of Bishop Preston Washington Street sign, West 115th Street, New York City

Bishop Preston Washington Street, West 115th Street, New York City

New York City has honored Preston Washington, ’70, by renaming 115th Street West “Bishop Preston Washington Street.”  This is, indeed, quite an honor.  For full details on Preston’s life, commitment, and contributions to New York City, see Preston Washington, In Memoriam.

Read Preston’s Graduation Address to the Class of ’70 at    CommencementSpeech1970033, courtesy, Williams College Library Archives.

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Our special thanks to Cliff Robinson, ’70, for alerting us to this honor.

Picture of Preston Washington 1970 Commencement Speech, 1970 GUL, p. 146

Preston Washington Commencement Speech, 1970 GUL, p. 146