Person    | Male  Born 8/7/1873  Died 25/10/1924

John Alcindor

Categories: Medicine, Nationalism

Countries: Caribbean Islands, Scotland

Doctor. Born in Port of Spain, Trinidad (his birth date may have been the 9th of July 1873). He won a scholarship in 1892, which paid for his passage to Britain, where he studied in Edinburgh and Glasgow. In WW1 he worked with the British Red Cross treating returning wounded soldiers at London railway stations. Attended the first Pan-African Conference in 1900 and became the second president of the African Progress Union in 1921. Died in St Mary's Hospital Paddington.

Credit for this entry to: Alan Patient of www.plaquesoflondon.co.uk

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