Kit Oldham

Independent Historian

Kit Oldham is a staff historian for www.historylink.org, the online encyclopedia of Washington state history. With Walt Crowley and the HistoryLink staff, he co-authored Moving Washington Timeline: The First Century of the Washington State Department of Transportation, 1905-2005 (HistoryLink, 2005). Oldham received his J.D. from Northeastern University School of Law in 1989 and is Of Counsel to the law firm of GordonDerr LLP in Seattle.

Carl Maxey (1924-1997)

Image Ownership: Public Domain Carl Maxey grew up in an orphanage and became a leading attorney, civil rights activist, and champion of the underdog.  He was adopted by a Spokane, Washington, couple immediately following his birth in Tacoma but ended up in the Spokane Children’s … Read MoreCarl Maxey (1924-1997)