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Dr. Herbert Curlee Harris

Dr. Herbert Curlee Harris

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A TRUE UNSUNG HERO, DR. HERBERT C. HARRIS PIONEER DENTIST AND MEDICAL ENTREPRENEUR

Herbert Curlee Harris was born on February 4, 1928 to Lillie Maude Tucker Harris and Emanuel Mason Harris in Tucker, Arkansas. This Arkansas native distinguished himself in both academics and athletics as an undergraduate at Arkansas A.M. & N College, now known as the University of Arkansas at Pine Bluff (UAPB). After serving his country as a sergeant in the Armed Forces during the Korean War, he continued his studies at Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee where he earned a D.D.S. degree in 1959.