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Roscoe Conkling Giles (1890-1970)

Roscoe Conkling Giles was the first African American to earn a medical degree from Cornell University, and later went on to be the first African American to become certified by the American Board of Surgery. Roscoe Conkling Giles was born on May 6, 1890, in Albany, New York to Reverend...
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