Bell, Jesse B., 1904-
Jesse Bell was born April 20, 1904 in Tallulah, Louisiana. He attended Alcorn College in Mississippi, beginning in the seventh grade in 1918 and finishing high school in 1924. He then attended Morehouse College in Atlanta, Georgia and Meharry Medical College in Nashville, Tennessee. He began practicing medicine in Frankfort, Kentucky in June 1932. He later moved to Louisville because there was no hospital for African Americans in Frankfort.