Brookhaven in Lincoln County, Mississippi — The American South (East South Central)
Dr. Albert L. Lott
Born in Brookhaven, Albert L. Lott (1921-1993) graduated high school at age 16. He immediately began seeking a medical degree, which he received in 1950. Returning to practice in his hometown, he became the first African American doctor appointed to the staff of King's Daughters Hospital. Lott often provided free medical care for those in need. He retired in 1987. He was the first African American member of many local organizations, including the Brookhaven Public School board, where he served as president.
Erected 2017 by Mississippi Department of Archives and History.
Location. 31° 34.27′ N, 90° 26.616′ W. Marker is in Brookhaven, Mississippi, in Lincoln County. Marker is at the intersection of South First Street and Gullidge Street, in the median on South First Street. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 722 South First Street, Brookhaven MS 39601, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Coffee Pot Inn (approx. 0.2 miles away); Brookhaven Light Artillery (approx. 0.4 miles away); Brookhaven (approx. half a mile away); Temple B'nai Sholom (approx. half a mile away); Lampton Auditorium (approx. 0.6 miles away); Whitworth College (approx. 0.6 miles away); Horse & Mule Watering Trough (approx. 0.6 miles away); Rose Hill Cemetery (approx. 0.7 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Brookhaven.
Categories. • African Americans • Science & Medicine •
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