Dr. Harold Dadford West, Sr.

Dr. Harold Dadford West, Sr. (HM2FF)

Location: Nashville, TN 37208 Davidson County
Country: United States of America

N 36° 10.067', W 86° 48.571'

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1904-1974
In 1927, Dr. West came to Meharry Medical College as Associate Professor of Chemistry. A 1930 Julius Rosenwald Fellowship Recipient and a 1935 Fellow of the General Education Board, he returned to Meharry to serve as the first Ph. D on faculty as Professor and Chairman of the Biochemistry Department. In 1952, Dr. West was elected Meharry's first Black American President. At that time, more than 50 percent of the Black American physicians and dentists practicing in the U.S. were Meharry Medical College graduates. Dr. West resigned from the presidency in 1966 and continued his research, teaching, and writing until his death in 1974.
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HM NumberHM2FF
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Marker Number3A 173
Placed ByTennessee Historical Commission
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 14th, 2014 at 8:43pm PDT -07:00
Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 517131 N 4002575
Decimal Degrees36.16778333, -86.80951667
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 10.067', W 86° 48.571'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 10' 4.02" N, 86° 48' 34.26" W
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Area Code(s)615
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 2101-2299 Meharry Blvd, Nashville TN 37208, US
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