David Crowley Archives

Milwaukee County declares Juneteenth Day an official holiday

June 18, 2020

Milwaukee County Executive David Crowley and County Board Chairwoman Marcelia Nicholson announced on Monday, June 15, 2020, Executive Order #20-15, which makes Juneteenth Day an official holiday in Milwaukee County. “Beginning this year, Milwaukee County will officially recognize this important day in American history,” said Crowley, the first African American elected to the office, in… [Read More]

David Crowley sworn in as Milwaukee’s first African American county executive

May 7, 2020

For the first time in nearly a decade, Milwaukee County has a new county executive. David Crowley was sworn in outside his Milwaukee home Monday, May 4, 2020, succeeding Chris Abele and becoming the first African American to hold the county’s top job. “We have a lot to do and I’m excited to get to… [Read More]