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Dr Charles Howard Wright
Birth: Sep. 20, 1918
Houston County
Alabama, USA
Death: Mar. 7, 2002
Michigan, USA

Social Reformer, Author, Medical Doctor. Founder of the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History. Besides his many professional committees and boards, he served as chair of the African Medical Education Fund and of the Museum of African American History board of directors. Dr. Wright was personally responsible for the delivery of over 7,000 babies born in the City of Detroit. In addition, Dr. Wright was active in the civil rights struggle which took him to Africa, Cuba, Columbia, Selma, and Bogulusa, Louisiana. Dr. Wright had awards, too numerous to mention, and publications such as books about the National Medical Association, and Paul Robeson; his personal hero. He founded the Charles H. Wright Museum of African American History, a highlight of his life that is the largest museum of its kind in the world. (bio by: Charles R. Alexander) 
 
Burial:
Elmwood Cemetery
Detroit
Wayne County
Michigan, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Charles R. Alexander
Record added: Jun 24, 2003
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Dr Charles Howard Wright
Added by: Charles R. Alexander
 
Dr Charles Howard Wright
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Dr Charles Howard Wright
Added by: Charles R. Alexander
 
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Dr. Wright, I pray that every man, woman and child can realize their dream come true as you were able to know. I now see that a person's best contribution to the world is their legacy that honors them. You left many legacies for the world. May God continu...(Read more)
- Charles R. Alexander
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