Francis Sumner

The psychologist

http://legacy.earlham.edu/~knigher/personal%20biography.htm

Born on December 7, 1895 in Pine Bluff Arkansas. Sumner died in January 12, 1954 at his house in Washington D.C. from a heart attack.
For his early education he was educated by his parents

At the age of 15 Sumner went to Lincoln University and Graduated at the age of 20

First African American psychologist

Fought in World War I

Made psychology its own department in 1930 with the help of president Howard

First African American to get a Ph.D is psychology