Date of birth 11.03.1875 Place of birth Raleigh, NC Date of death 10.06.1947 Can you help?You don't need to know everything, but can you provide a description?Log in or register and you can edit this. Related People Child of Shepard, Rev. Dr. Augustus (Photo courtesy of NCCU Digital Collection) Born into slavery in Raleigh, North Carolina, Shepard earned a degree in theology from Shaw University. Rev. Shepard married Harriet Whitted, and the two had twelve children, including North Carolina Central University founder Dr. James E. Shepard and Lincoln Hospital physician Dr. Charles H. Shepard. He... Read More Sibling of Shepard, Dr. Charles H. (photo c.1912, from biography of Rev. Dr. Augustus Shepard, available online at archive.org) Dr. Charles Shepard, brother of Dr. James Shepard (who founded present-day North Carolina Central University) and son of Rev. Dr. Augustus Shepard (minister of White Rock Baptist Church) was a prominent local physician who practiced at Lincoln Hospital. He... Read More Related buildings Dr. James Shepard House - 1902 Fayetteville St. Dr. James Shepard, founder of what is now North Carolina Central University, moved to the house at 1902 Fayetteville St. in 1925. The house is Prairie Style architecture - common in the midwest, but not a common architectural form in Durham. Shepard lived in the house, and served as president of the university, until his death in 1947. Read More Log in or register to post comments Add new comment Log in or register to post comments.