Flora Lee Smith

7 Apr 1941 - 18 Jul 1966

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Flora Lee Smith

7 Apr 1941 - 18 Jul 1966
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The burial record of Flora Lee Smith. Cemetery: Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, Location: St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri, United States. Birth: 7 Apr 1941, Death: 18 Jul 1966.

Life Information

Flora Lee Smith

Born:
Died:

Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery

2900 Sheridan Road
St Louis, St. Louis County, Missouri
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: JEFFERSON BARRACKS NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: F::3306
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/jeffersonbarracks.asp
Phone: 314-845-8320

Military Service

STAFF SERGEANT
US AIR FORCE

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US AIR FORCE SSGT

Rank

STAFF SERGEANT

Branch

US AIR FORCE

Plot

F::3306

Life timeline of Flora Lee Smith

1941
Flora Lee Smith was born on 7 Apr 1941
Flora Lee Smith was 12 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.
Flora Lee Smith died on 18 Jul 1966 at the age of 25

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