Saint Elmo Brady

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Birthday
22, 1884
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Dec 25, 1966 (82)
Birth Sign
Capricorn
Birthday
22, 1884
Birthplace
Louisville, KY
Death Date
Dec 25, 1966 (82)

About

Kentucky-born scientist who was the first African-American recipient of a PhD in chemistry. He went on to teach at Fisk University, the Tuskegee Institute, and Howard University.

Before Fame

He graduated from Fisk University in 1908 and later earned his Ph.D. in chemistry from the University of Illinois.

Trivia

He co-founded a summer institute program in infrared spectroscopy.

Family Life

He grew up in Louisville, Kentucky.

Associated With

He was a contemporary of fellow African-American chemist Percy Lavon Julian.