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====== Spaulding, Major Franklin (PhD, 1935) ====== ====== Spaulding, Major Franklin (PhD, 1935) ======
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Born in Clarkston, North Carolina on Sept. 8, 1900, Major Spaulding received his undergraduate education at North Carolina State College and Cornell (1925) and an MS from Cornell (1928). While teaching agronomy in North Carolina, Spaulding entered Massachusetts State College to pursue a doctorate. Working , he received his degree in 1935 for the disseration "Factors influencing the rate of decomposition of Different Types of Plant Tissues in Soils and the Effects of Products on Plant Growth." He is considered the first African American to receive a doctorate in agronomy from an American university. Born in Clarkston, North Carolina on Sept. 8, 1900, Major Spaulding received his undergraduate education at North Carolina State College and Cornell (1925) and an MS from Cornell (1928). While teaching agronomy in North Carolina, Spaulding entered Massachusetts State College to pursue a doctorate. Working , he received his degree in 1935 for the disseration "Factors influencing the rate of decomposition of Different Types of Plant Tissues in Soils and the Effects of Products on Plant Growth." He is considered the first African American to receive a doctorate in agronomy from an American university.
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