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Dr Alexander Oscar Gettler
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Birth: 1883
Death: Aug. 4, 1968
Yonkers
Westchester County
New York, USA

ALBERT O. GETTLER

FAMOUS FOR FORENSIC MEDICINE

Husband of ALICE GETTLER

Father of JOSEPH GETTLER

Read 'THE POISONER'S HANDBOOK" "MURDER and the Birth of FORENSIC MEDICINE in JAZZ AGE NEW YORK" for a most interesting story of ALBERT G. GETTLER's many accomplishments in his lifetime.

ALEXANDER O. GETTLER remained New York City's chief toxicologist until January 1, 1959, retiring at the age of seventy-five. On the day he left office, he estimated that he'd analyzed more than 100,000 bodies.

He published a libary's worth of papers which till today are considered teaching material.

REST IN PEACE DEAR MAN

 
 
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  Alice C Gorman Gettler (1883 - 1971)*
 
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Burial:
Gate of Heaven Cemetery
Hawthorne
Westchester County
New York, USA
 
Created by: A Friend
Record added: Apr 12, 2010
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REST IN PEACE DEAR MAN......WRAPPED IN GOD'S LOVING ARMS.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,.,
- A Friend
 Added: Jun. 26, 2015
Just watched the PBS special; "The Poisoner's Handbook". Mr. Gettlers contributions to the advent of forensic technology live on. RIP Mr. Gettler.
- Katherine (Kathi) White
 Added: Jan. 23, 2015
Saw the PBS show on his career tonight. Amazing for his invention of the field of toxicology.
- Kent Gebhard
 Added: Sep. 8, 2014
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