#BlackHistoryMonth Harold Lee Holliday, Jr. (1943-2005) was a bright and outspoken community leader and the first black person to be appointed as a Commissioner to the Kansas City Park and Recreation Board. He was also the first black to graduate from the University of Missouri at Columbia School of Law. During the mid-1970s he served as President of Freedom, Incorporated. His nickname was “Doc”. Mr. Holliday served on the KC Parks Board from June 1971 until July 1972. He resigned to run for the Jackson County Legislature on which he served until 1985. #KCParks

#BlackHistoryMonth Harold Lee Holliday, Jr. (1943-2005) was a bright and outspoken community leader and the first black person to be appointed as a Commissioner to the Kansas City Park and Recreation Board. He was also the first black to graduate from the University of Missouri at Columbia School of Law.  During the mid-1970s he served as President of Freedom, Incorporated. His nickname was “Doc”. Mr. Holliday served on the KC Parks Board from June 1971 until July 1972. He resigned to run for the Jackson County Legislature on which he served until 1985. #KCParks
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