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Graduated from Samuel Houston College in Austin, Texas magna cum laude in 1943. Graduated from Meharry Medical College in 1948. Internship and residency in Inter­nal Medicine at Kansas City General Hospital and Veterans Administration Hospital at Tuskegee, Ala. Serv­ed in the U.S. Army Medical Corps starting as a Captain in 1955. Started a practice of Internal Medicine in Oakland, California in 1957 which continues to the present. Married in 1945 to Obie L. McKinney and has four children, all grown: Harriet, the oldest; twins 25 years old, and a son liv­ing in Oakland, California. He has served in numerous leadership roles in the Oakland community.

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Central / Chamizal, (1930 - 1939), Education

  • Edward W. Wight
  • M.D.
  • Douglass High School
  • African American

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Douglass High School - Edward W. Wright, M.D. - 1939

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