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Dr. Charlie

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Take a dose of chemistry, mix in the Junior Order of Mechanics, add Meredith College, and you have Dr. Charles Brewer. Born in Wake Forest, Brewer took his Master's at Wake Forest in chemistry, worked at Johns Hopkins, and took his PhD from Cornell in 1900. He worked as a professor of chemistry at Wake Forest and later became president of Meredith College in 1915. Besides being a renowned chemist, he also was a State Councilor for the Junior Order or Mechanics and trustee of the Junior Orphan's Homes for 24 years.
The State (NoCar F 251 S77), Vol. 7 Issue 32, Jan 1940, p3, 22, f