Plenyono Gbe Wolo

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P.G. Wolo and his wife in native Vai costume is about Plenyono Gbe Wolo, the first African to graduate from Harvard University. His story is told in the at URL His name also appears in the roster of Alumni of the College of West Africa as per photo. Plenyono Gbe Wolo was an outstanding historical figure in Liberia, an academic and an educator and most of all, one who helped to build the nation.


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Jeanine, “Plenyono Gbe Wolo,” A Liberian Journey: History, Memory, and the Making of a Nation, accessed April 23, 2024,