Mr. George Biddle Kelley

Mr. George Biddle Kelley is the first Black engineer registered in the state of New York.

Degree(s): Civil Engineering

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Undergraduate Institution:  Cornell University

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Photo Credit: MIT

Mr. George Biddle Kelley is the first Black engineer registered in the state of New York. His career included work on building the Barge Canal, a collection of state waterways throughout New York.

Fun Fact: Mr. Kelley is a founding member of Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc.

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