Building purchased in Milwaukee in memory of Rev. Joel Kinlow

Freeman Staff

June 2, 2017

MILWAUKEE ó The Barry Company announced Thursday that itís completed a sale of a commercial building at 7841 W. Appleton Ave.

The sale was made with WGLB Scholarship in Memory of Joel J. Kinlow, Inc. for a 12,852-square-foot building.

The Reverend Kinlow was well known in the Milwaukee area and developed TV station WJJA-TV and also brought 24-hour gospel radio to the area with WGLB AM 1560 and 100.1 FM. In addition to those accomplishments, he ran a laundry and dry cleaning business, Childrenís Trinity Daycare, Dollar J Store and WGLB Records. He died at the age of 77 on June 7, 2016.

The purchase was made by the organization to create an assembly hall for community gatherings and church rentals. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.