DR.kelsey Leroy pharr, Born: may,14,1891, Chester South Carolina Died: April 3,1964, Parents:Father: William Marcellus pharr mother: Elizabeth Kelsey pharr...... His father finished high school and made a living being a gentleman farmer, His mother Elizabeth Kelsey Pharrell one son (Dr.kelsey Pharr) and died in child birth....#childhood kelsey was raised by his mother's sister-in-law, Maude Kelsey, who lived in New York and his grandmother's, who lived in salebury s. Carolina... #EDUCATION He went to in salebury South Carolina and graduated with honors. Dr. Kelsey Pharrell then went to Livingston college where he received a A.B and L.L.D degrees in #MAY 1912. #WORK Dr. Pharr began working in Miami in 1912, at the Royal palm hotel the first hotel in Miami, as a Bell Boy, where most of his money was made in tips. Saving his money for advance studies, He went to New York's renouard embalming school in 1913 to study Embalming Examination. Before completing the 9 months course were consisted candidates to graduation, Dr, Pharr took the #examination after 3 #months of study and passed. He received his licenses in 1914, while waiting for his licenses,he studied #umbrella #weaving and #chiropodist as he Always said the reasoning was if one did not stead him, the others would. Coming back to Miami he and me,carter became two of the 1st negro's to practice embalming. They started Business at 1025 nw 2nd ave, in Mitchell establishment. After the hurricane of 1918 Mr, carter sold out to Dr.kelsey Pharr and went to New York...#Marriage: Dr, Kelsey Leroy Pharr married mrs, Josephine Thompson, who gave birth to a son Kelsey Thompson Pharr, whose name later change to Kelsey Leroy Pharr jr. After the death of his wife in 1928, he sent his son to Washington D.C to reared by his cousin Nettie Kelsey Scott, and Dr, Benjamin scott.