Francis Sumner

Born-December 7, 1895 Died- January 12, 1964

Background Info

  • Sumner was self educated
  • was married but divorced
  • he had one son that he also named Francis
  • He attended many universities
  • he attended Lincoln and Clark University


Francis Sumner's contribution to psychology/Fun facts

  • He was the First African American to receive his Ph.D in any University.
  • He established an Independent Department of Psychology at Howard Univeristy


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