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Duvalier, François "Papa Doc"
|Name||François "Papa Doc" Duvalier|
Port-au-Prince, , Haiti
|| April 14, 1907
|| April 21, 1971
|Contributor||The Oncoming Storm|
Apr 14, 2005 08:47am
Reactionary - Reprimanded - Catholic - Straight -
|Info||Father: Duval Duvalier teacher, journalist, justice of the peace. |
Mother: Uritia Abraham bakery employee
Attended Lycee Petion
Worked on a newspaper Action Nationale and used the non de plume ABDERRAHMAN
1938 Papa Doc helped found Les Griots (poets, story tellers) focus on negritude with Lorimer Denis.
Hospice Saint Francois de Sales (did his internship)
Dec. 27, 1939 married Simone Ovide Faine a nurse. They had four children:
Marie Denise, Simone Nicole, and Jean-Claude
1943--1946 Asst. to U.S. Army medical mission. Also did two term in public health at Michigan University.