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 Middleton Hugher Lambright

Middleton Hugher Lambright

Birth
Summerville, Dorchester County, South Carolina, USA
Death 21 Mar 1959 (aged 93)
Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Burial Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA
Plot Section 29 Bldg 2 Crypt 404-B
Memorial ID 22476 · View Source
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Medical Pioneer. Prominent Physician and Obstetrician who, at one time, was the oldest practicing African-American doctor in Ohio. Began practicing medicine in 1898, and became the first African-American in the United States to head a hospital department. During his 60 year career delivered over 5,000 babies. In 1939 was one of the founders of Cleveland's first interracial hospital, Forest City Hospital.

Bio by: Joyce


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  • Added: 23 May 2001
  • Find A Grave Memorial 22476
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Middleton Hugher Lambright (3 Aug 1865–21 Mar 1959), Find A Grave Memorial no. 22476, citing Lake View Cemetery, Cleveland, Cuyahoga County, Ohio, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .