Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed

Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed (HMXGJ)

Location: New Haven, CT 06511 New Haven County
Country: United States of America

N 41° 18.756', W 72° 55.628'

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Cortlandt Van Rensselaer Creed, MD 1857
1833 - 1900
Son of John and Vashti Duplex Creed
Graduate of the New Haven Lancasterian School
First African American Graduate of Yale
First African American to earn an MD from an Ivy League Medical School
1st Lieutenant and Surgeon of the 31st Regiment US Colored Troops 1864
One of nine African American physicians to serve in the Union Army
Physician at the Knight US Army General Hospital, New Haven
Member of the Connecticut Medical Society and the Colored Freedmen's Aid Society
Expert consultant on President James A. Garfield's assassination

[ west side of the obelisk ]
John W. Creed

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Vashti S. Creed
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Date Added Thursday, October 9th, 2014 at 2:02am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)18T E 673509 N 4575532
Decimal Degrees41.31260000, -72.92713333
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 41° 18.756', W 72° 55.628'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds41° 18' 45.36" N, 72° 55' 37.68" W
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Area Code(s)203
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 145 High St, New Haven CT 06511, US
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