Samuel Robert Cassius (1853-1931)

Samuel Robert Cassius was an ordinary man who lived an extraordinary life.  A former enslaved African American from Virginia, Cassius was the product of a bi-racial union, a house-slave, Jane, and probably his physician and politician owner, James W. F. Macrae, a relative of General Robert E. … Read MoreSamuel Robert Cassius (1853-1931)

Norm Rice (1943- )

Future mayor of Seattle, Norman B. Rice was born in Denver, Colorado.  He migrated to Seattle in 1970 to attend college.  In 1972 he earned a bachelor’s degree in communications and two years later a master’s degree in public administration both from the University of … Read MoreNorm Rice (1943- )