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Dr Asa G Yancey, Sr
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Birth: Aug. 19, 1916
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
Death: Mar. 9, 2013
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA

An American physician who was Professor Emeritus, Emory University School of Medicine and former Medical Director of the Hughes Spalding Pavilion at Grady Memorial Hospital.

He graduated from Booker T. Washington High School in Atlanta, Georgia. He then went on to college and graduated with a Bachelor's of Science degree from Morehouse College in 1937. He received his M.D. from the University of Michigan in 1941 and later studied general surgery under Dr. Charles R. Drew.

He served as Chief of Surgery at the Tuskegee Veterans Administration Hospital from 1948 until 1958.

He also served as a First Lieutenant in the U.S. Army Medical Corps.

In 1964, Yancey became the first African-American member of the medical faculty at Emory University and, along with other faculty members, is responsible for the development of the Cardiology Center at Emory.[3] He also holds the distinction of being Grady Memorial Hospital's first African-American doctor. 
 
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 Parents:
  Arthur H Yancey (1881 - 1969)
 
 Spouse:
  Carolyn Dunbar Yancey (1921 - 2010)
 
 Children:
  Caren Louise Yancey Covington (____ - 2005)*
 
 Sibling:
  Prentiss Q Yancey (1906 - 1991)*
  Asa G Yancey (1916 - 2013)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
South View Cemetery
Atlanta
Fulton County
Georgia, USA
 
Created by: Catahoula Hound
Record added: Mar 09, 2013
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