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Donald A. Henderson

AKA Donald Ainslie Henderson

Born: 7-Sep-1928
Birthplace: Lakewood, OH
Died: 19-Aug-2016
Location of death: Towson, MD
Cause of death: Accident - Fall

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Doctor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Led effort to eradicate smallpox

Father: David Henderson
Mother: Eleanor McMillan
Wife: Nana Irene Bragg (m. 1951, two sons, one daughter)
Son: David Henderson
Son: Douglas Henderson
Daughter: Leigh Henderson

    University: AB, Oberlin College (1950)
    Medical School: MD, University of Rochester (1954)
    University: MPH, Johns Hopkins University (1960)
    Dean: School of Public Health, Johns Hopkins University (1977-90)

    White House Staff Dir. Life Sciences, OSTP, EOP (1991-93)
    National Medal of Science 1986
    Edward Jenner Medal 1996
    Presidential Medal of Freedom 2002

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