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Willens, Sidney Louis



  • Existence: December 13, 1926 - June 8, 2018
  • Existence: 1926-12-13 - 2018-06-08


Sidney Willens was a Kansas City based attorney, famous for being an “activist lawyer” and working cases relating to victims of abuse by law enforcement officers. He was the subject of a 2015 biopic "The Hellraiser – The Legacy of Sid Willens". Willens is responsible for creating the Kansas City, MO Office of Community Complaints in 1970.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Sidney Willens Collection

Identifier: MS-0053
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of several recorded speeches of Harold Roe Bartle, the 47th mayor of Kansas City.

Dates: 1989