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Virginia Apgar
Birth: Jun. 7, 1909
Westfield
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Death: Aug. 7, 1974
New York
New York County (Manhattan)
New York, USA

Medical Pioneer. A 1933 Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons graduate, she developed the "Apgar Score" system to test the health of newborn infants by delivery room personnel. In 1949, she became the first woman to hold a full professorship on Columbia University's medical faculty. She was the author of "Is My Baby All Right?" In 1994 she was honored on a United States postage stamp as part of the "Great Americans" series. (bio by: Garver Graver) 
 
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 Parents:
  Charles Emery Apgar (1865 - 1950)
  Helen May Clarke Apgar (1873 - 1969)
 
 Siblings:
  Charles Emery Apgar (1900 - 1904)*
  Lawrence Clarke Apgar (1907 - 1988)*
  Virginia Apgar (1909 - 1974)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Fairview Cemetery
Westfield
Union County
New Jersey, USA
Plot: Section E
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Garver Graver
Record added: Aug 01, 2002
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