Charles Richard Drew

Charles Richard Drew (HMKU2)

Location: Green Level, NC 27217 Alamance County
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Country: United States of America
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N 36° 7.726', W 79° 20.775'

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1904 - 1950

Charles Richard Drew
1904 - 1950
Black scientist and surgeon
Pioneer in the preservation of blood plasma
Medical director of the Blood-for-Britain Project, 1940
Director of the first American Red Cross Blood Bank, 1941
Teacher to a generation of American doctors, Freedmen's Hospital, Howard University, Washington, D.C.
Outstanding athlete, Amherst College and McGill University
Member of Omega Psi Phi Fraternity
Steadfast foe of racial injustice
Died in Alamance General Hospital 1 April, 1950, after an automobile accident at this site
"There must always be the continuing struggle to make the increasing knowledge of the world bear some fruit in increased understanding and in the production of human happiness". Charles R. Drew
HM NumberHMKU2
Year Placed1986
Placed ByAlamance County, Omega Psi Phi Fraternity and Friends
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Date Added Saturday, September 20th, 2014 at 1:46am PDT -07:00
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UTM (WGS84 Datum)17S E 648812 N 3999497
Decimal Degrees36.12876667, -79.34625000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 36° 7.726', W 79° 20.775'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds36° 7' 43.56" N, 79° 20' 46.50" W
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Area Code(s)336
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 1738-1840 Yanceyville Rd, Green Level NC 27217, US
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