Dr. Frank S. Hargrave.

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Yenser, Thomas, ed., Who’s Who in Colored America, 6th ed. (1942).

Dr. Frank Settle Hargrave, a native of Lexington, North Carolina, was a founder of Wilson Hospital and Tubercular Home (later known as Mercy Hospital) and its medical director from 1913 to 1923. He was president of the National Medical Association (the African-American equivalent of the American Medical Association) 1914-15.


  1. Dr. Frank Settle Hargrave is included in The African American National Biography, a joint project of the Hutchins Center for African & African American Research at Harvard University and Oxford University Press. Edited by Professors Henry Louis Gates, Jr., and Evelyn Brooks Higginbotham.

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