Alex William Eirish Jr

19 Aug 1944 - 11 Oct 1968

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Alex William Eirish Jr

19 Aug 1944 - 11 Oct 1968
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The burial record of Alex William Eirish Jr. Cemetery: Fort Logan National Cemetery, Location: Denver, Denver, Colorado, United States. Birth: 19 Aug 1944, Death: 11 Oct 1968.

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Alex William Eirish Jr

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Fort Logan National Cemetery

4400 West Kenyon Avenue
Denver, Denver, Colorado
United States

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1944
Alex William Eirish Jr was born on 19 Aug 1944
Alex William Eirish Jr was 9 years old when Jonas Salk announced the successful test of his polio vaccine on a small group of adults and children (vaccination pictured). Jonas Edward Salk was an American medical researcher and virologist. He discovered and developed one of the first successful polio vaccines. Born in New York City, he attended New York University School of Medicine, later choosing to do medical research instead of becoming a practicing physician. In 1939, after earning his medical degree, Salk began an internship as a physician scientist at Mount Sinai Hospital. Two years later he was granted a fellowship at the University of Michigan, where he would study flu viruses with his mentor Thomas Francis, Jr.
Alex William Eirish Jr died on 11 Oct 1968 at the age of 24

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