Obituary of Jonas Salk

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Jonas Salk

Jonas Edward Salk (born October 28, 1914 in New York City, New York) was a scholar who was best known for being a medical researcher who developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Jonas died on June 23, 1995 and his death was because of heart failure. He died at age 80 but still rolls in his grave because of the ignorant anti-vaxxers in society.

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Jonas Salk Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Salk, Jonas
    • Common Name: Jonas Salk
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States
    • Birth Date: October 28, 1914
    • Age: 80 (at death)
    • Occupation: Scholar
    • Religion: Jewish
    • Net Worth: $3 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: Kraft Mac & Cheese
    • Favorite Color: Rust (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Jonas's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Jonas Edward Salk
    • Father: Daniel Salk
    • Mother: Dora Salk
    • Brother(s):
      • Lee Salk (1926-1992)
      • Herman Salk
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Donna Lindsey (married 1939-divorced 1968)
      • Françoise Gilot (married 1970-1995, his death)
    • Son(s):
      • Peter Salk
      • Darrell Salk
      • Jonathan Salk

Death Notice:

  • Date: June 23 1995 at age 80
  • Place: La Jolla, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Heart failure
  • Interment: Buried at El Camino Memorial Park in San Diego, California

Category Tags:

ScholarAmerican Born on October 28th Born in 1914 Born in New York Died in 1995 Died at age 80 Died from Heart failure

Quotable Quotes:

"In the early 1950s, Jonas Salk developed the polio vaccine, which saved millions of people from the crippling disease. (V)"

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