Women / Persons ~ P24503

Louise Celia Fleming

Alternate Names:
  • Lulu Celia Fleming
  • Miss Lulu C. Fleming
Gender: Female
Life Dates: 28 Jan 1862 - 20 Jun 1899
Types:
  • African American
  • American (US)
  • Medicine (doctor)
  • Missionary
  • Person of Mixed Race or Ethnicity
  • Slave, bondservant, former slave
  • Teacher
Note: Born to slave parents but freed immediately after the Civil War. Valedictorian of her class at Shaw University. Went to the Congo as a missionary to teach. Fell ill and as a result decided to become a doctor.
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