Eva Dykes

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Birthday
13, 1893
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Oct 29, 1986 (93)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
13, 1893
Birthplace
Washington, DC
Death Date
Oct 29, 1986 (93)

About

Intellectual and academic who is most remembered as the first black American woman to fulfill the requirements necessary to obtain a doctoral degree.

Before Fame

In 1914 she graduated summa cum laude from Howard University.

Trivia

She was the third woman in history at the time to be awarded a Ph.D.

Family Life

She was born in Washington, DC.

Associated With

She and actress Phylicia Rashad both graduated from the historic black college Howard University.