Shepard, Charles H.

Shepard, Charles H.

Place of birth: 
Raleigh, NC
Date of birth: 
11.21.1876
Place of death: 
Durham, NC
Date of death: 
05.16.1935

(photo c.1912, from biography of Rev. Dr. Augustus Shepard, available online at archive.org)

Dr. Charles Shepard, brother of Dr. James Shepard (who founded present-day North Carolina Central University) and son of Rev. Dr. Augustus Shepard (minister of White Rock Baptist Church) was a prominent local physician who practiced at Lincoln Hospital. He built this house at 1608 Fayetteville St. in 1927; he previously lived at 406 Cozart St., close to the original Lincoln Hospital. Undoubtedly, the decision to move Lincoln Hospital influenced his decision to move to this house on Fayetteville St.

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