Yvonna Gayle Edgington

31 Jan 1949 - 10 Jul 1968

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Yvonna Gayle Edgington

31 Jan 1949 - 10 Jul 1968
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The burial record of Yvonna Gayle Edgington. Cemetery: Springfield National Cemetery, Location: Springfield, Greene, Missouri, United States. Birth: 31 Jan 1949, Death: 10 Jul 1968.

Life Information

Yvonna Gayle Edgington

Born:
Died:

Springfield National Cemetery

1702 East Seminole Street
Springfield, Greene, Missouri
United States

Notes

Department of Veterans Affairs
Cemetery: SPRINGFIELD NATIONAL CEMETERY
Plot: 34::1319
Website: http://www.cem.va.gov/CEM/cems/nchp/springfield.asp
Phone: 417-881-9499

Military Service

SERGEANT
US ARMY
WORLD WAR II

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US ARMY SGT WORLD WAR II

Rank

SERGEANT

Branch

US ARMY

Conflicts

WORLD WAR II

Plot

34::1319

Life timeline of Yvonna Gayle Edgington

1949
Yvonna Gayle Edgington was born on 31 Jan 1949
Yvonna Gayle Edgington was 4 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.
Yvonna Gayle Edgington died on 10 Jul 1968 at the age of 19

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