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Thu, 11.30.1905

Harold Finley born

Harold E. Finley

*Harold Finley was born on this date in 1905. He was a Black Parapsychologist and Protozoologist.

From Palatka, Florida Harold Eugene Finley was the son of Eugene and Lugina Finley. He received a Bachelor of Science from Morehouse University in 1928. One year later he received a Master of Science from the University of Wisconsin his Ph.D. in Zoology in 1942. Dr. Finley was appointed as Professor at Clark Atlanta University in 1938 where he stayed until 1947.

From 1947 to 1969, Finley was appointed Professor and Head of the Zoology Department at Howard University. Harold Finley died in 1975.

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