Homer G. Phillips

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Homer Garland Phillips (1878–1931) was a black lawyer in St. Louis who was born in Sedalia, Missouri. Son of a Minister he was orphaned at birth and raised by his aunt. He is mostly known as a Republican political figure in St. Louis and is known for being the person who was tasked with securing $1 million to constructing a new hospital for African Americans on the city's North Side called Homer G. Phillips Hospital.[1]


  1. ^ "Phillips, Homer G. (1880-1931) | The Black Past: Remembered and Reclaimed". www.blackpast.org. Retrieved 2017-02-28.

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