Jonas SALK

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AmericanBorn Jonas Edward SALK

American medical researcher and virologist who discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines

Born on October 28, 1914 in New York City, New York , United States

Died on June 23, 1995 in La Jolla, California , United States

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Jonas Salk was born in New York City, New York, on October 28, 1914. His parents, Daniel and Dora (née Press) Salk, were Ashkenazi Jewish. Daniel was born in New Jersey, to eastern European immigrant parents; and Dora, in the Russian Empire, emigrating when she was twelve. They had not received extensive formal education. Jonas had two younger brothers, Herman and Lee, a renowned child psychologist. The family moved from East Harlem to 853 Elsmere Place, the Bronx, with some time spent in Queens at 439 Beach 69th Street, Arverne. ...   Jonas Salk was born in New York City, New York, on October 28, 1914. His parents, Daniel and Dora (née Press) Salk, were Ashkenazi Jewish. Daniel was born in New Jersey, to eastern European immigrant parents; and Dora, in the Russian Empire, emigrating when she was twelve. They had not received extensive formal education. Jonas had two younger brothers, Herman and Lee, a renowned child psychologist. The family moved from East Harlem to 853 Elsmere Place, the Bronx, with some time spent in Queens at 439 Beach 69th Street, Arverne.



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