Wahlstrom, James Robert


James Robert Wahlstrom was a twenty-two year-old psychology student at the University of Wisconsin when he was arrested in Jackson, Mississippi for his participation in a Freedom Ride. As part of the Freedom Ride, Wahlstrom and six others took a bus from New Orleans, Louisiana, to Jackson, Mississippi where they were arrested at the Trailways terminal on 6 June 1961. Wahlstrom was again arrested for his participation in a Freedom Ride on 31 July 1961 at the Greyhound bus terminal in Jackson, Mississippi.

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