Lewis K. Downing '24

Lewis "Doc" King Downing
Courtesy MIT Museum

Lewis K. Downing, MIT Class of 1924.

Lewis King "Doc" Downing '24 was the first black graduate of Sloan's undergraduate program. He went on to become Howard University's dean of architecture and engineering, the school later named after him.

Timeline: 1920s
School: Sloan School of Management
Department: Management
Career: Business & FinanceEducationEngineering
Object: Photograph
Collection: Howard University, Order of Operations 1921-1945, Students, Technique Yearbook