Famous Amherst College Alumni
Doctor, Surgeon / 1904 - 1950
Charles Drew was an African-American surgeon who pioneered methods of storing blood plasma for transfusion and organized the first large-scale blood bank in the U.S.
Henry Ward Beecher
Charles H. Houston
Educator, Civil Rights Activist, Lawyer / 1895 - 1950
Attorney Charles H. Houston helped create the legal precedents that led to the rejection of "separate but equal" schools for African Americans.
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