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Dr Hamilton E. Holmes

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Dr Hamilton E. Holmes

  • Birth 8 Jul 1941 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Death 26 Oct 1995 Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Burial Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA
  • Memorial ID 70842058

Physician and Educator, He is known as one of the first Black students to enroll at the University of Georgia, along with Charlayne Hunter- Gault.He was a prominent Orthopedic Surgeon, in Atlanta , until his death. The Hamilton Holmes MARTA station, the current end of the West line was renamed , in his honor, along with the street it sits on,(Hightower Road) off I-20W after his demise.

Holmes died in 1995 of heart failure in Atlanta, Georgia.


  • Created by: Nia Imani-Diarra
  • Added: 4 Jun 2011
  • Find A Grave Memorial 70842058
  • Michael Briley
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Hamilton E. Holmes (8 Jul 1941–26 Oct 1995), Find A Grave Memorial no. 70842058, citing Lincoln Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton County, Georgia, USA ; Maintained by Nia Imani-Diarra (contributor 47145122) .