From NKAA, Notable Kentucky African Americans Database (main entry)

St. Clair, I. W., Sr.

(born: 1889) 

Born in Louisville, KY, St. Clair was the first African American to earn a fine arts degree from Indiana University. He was a teacher and principal of schools in Indiana, North Carolina, Kansas, and Kentucky. For more see Who's Who in Colored America. 1933-37.


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NKAA Source: Who's who in colored America; a biographical dictionary of notable living persons of Negro descent in the United States [1927, 1933-37]

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“St. Clair, I. W., Sr.,” Notable Kentucky African Americans Database, accessed September 25, 2020,

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