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 a banquet hall for community gatherings. Financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.