October 14, 1902 William Boyd Allison Davis, educator, anthropologist, and researcher, was born in Washington, D. C. Davis earned his Bachelor of Arts degree as class valedictorian from Williams College, earned his Master of Arts degree in English in 1925 and Master of Arts degree in anthropology in 1932 from Harvard University, and was the […]
November 21, 1983 William Boyd Allison Davis, anthropologist and researcher, died. Davis was born October 14, 1902 in Washington, D. C. He graduated as class valedictorian from Williams College, earned two master’s degrees from Harvard University, and was the first African American to earn a Ph. D. from the University of Chicago.
October 25, 1925 Emmett W. Chappelle, scientist and researcher, was born in Phoenix, Arizona. Chappelle earned a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of California in 1950 and a master’s degree from the University of Washington in 1954. From 1950 to 1953, he served as a biochemistry instructor at Meharry Medical College […]
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