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Lloyd Augustus Hall

January 2nd in African American History – Lloyd Augustus Hall

January 2, 1971 Lloyd Augustus Hall, chemist and inventor, died. Hall was born June 20, 1894 in Elgin, Illinois, but was raised in Aurora, Illinois. Hall earned his Bachelor of Science degree in pharmaceutical chemistry from Northwestern University in 1916 and went on to do graduate work at the University of Chicago.

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Henry Ransom Cecil McBay

September 23rd in African American History – Henry Ransom Cecil McBay

September 23, 1995 Henry Ransom Cecil McBay, chemist and educator, died. McBay was born May 29, 1914 in Mexia, Texas. He earned his B. S. degree from Wiley College in 1934 and his master’s degree from Atlanta University in 1936. McBay then taught at several educational institutions before accepting a position at the University of […]

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