Dr Charles Drew

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  • Born

    Born
    Dr Charles Drew was born in Washington DC.
  • Got a scholarship to college

    Got a scholarship to college
    Because of his athletic achievements, Drew got a scholarship to Amherst college.
  • Graduated

    Graduated
    Drew graduated from Amherst College in 1926.
  • Married

    Married
    Charles Drew got married to a lady called Minnie Lenor Robbins. They had four children.
  • Earned a degree

    Earned a degree
    He earned his degree from Columbia University. He wrote a thesis about methods of storing blood.
  • Blood for Britain project

    Blood for Britain project
    During World War II, Drew helped to set up the Blood for Britain project. Blood from America was sent to England to help injured soldiers.
  • Died

    Died
    Dr Charles Drew unfortunately died in a car accident. He was only 45 years old.
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