Dr. John Morton Finney (1885-1998) Was a former soldier serving as one of the elite “Buffalo Soliders” during the first World War.

Earning his Law degree at the age of 22 in 1911, Finney practiced law until 1997 when he retired at the age of 107. Hes believed to have been the longest practicing lawyer in U.S. history.

Finney also was active during the Civil Rights movement as an activist and lawyer. He left this world having earned  11 degrees. 5 in Law and the others in Mathematics, Sociology and History. He obtained his last degree at 75!


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