John F. Ramos, Jr.
Dr. John Francis Ramos, Jr.
|Died||December 28, 1970|
|Citizenship||United States of America|
Dr. John Francis Ramos, Jr.(1920 -1970) was a Black Physician and school board member in Kansas City, Missouri.
Education and Training
John F. Ramos, Jr. was born in Boston, Massachusetts and attended Seton Hall College (Newark, New Jersey) and then went on to Meharry Medical College (Nashville, Tennessee). He completed his residency at the Kansas City Hospital for Black people - General Hospital No. 2 and was certified by the American Board of Radiology in 1950. This made Dr. Ramos the first African-American to pass a specialty board examination as well as being the first Black physician in Kansas City. Dr. Ramos joined the Kansas City Board of Education in 1964. He was the first African-American ever elected. He died on December 28, 1970.
In 1971, the Kansas City Public Library named a collection related to African-American history and culture after Dr. Ramos.
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