Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Murrays in:
 • Christ Church Cemetery
 • Boston
 • Suffolk County
 • Massachusetts
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In

Changes are coming to Find A Grave. See a preview now.

Joseph E. Murray
Birth: Jan. 1, 1919
Worcester County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Nov. 26, 2012
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA

Nobel Prize Laureate Medical Pioneer. He was awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1990. He is considered the pioneer of the surgical technique of transplant. Graduated in Medicine at Harvard Medical School and later Professor Emeritus at the same University, specialized in Surgery at Valley Forge General Hospital in Pennsylvania, he is know for having performed in 1954 the world's first successful kidney transplant between identical twins. Thanks to his research on the transplantation of cells and organs in the treatment of human disease, Murray is considered one of the leading specialists of the Transplantation Biology and related techniques of immunosuppression. In 1996 he was appointed Academic of the Pontifical Academy of Sciences at the Vatican. Joseph E. Murray was also the author of an autobiography entitled "Surgery Of The Soul: Reflections on a Curious Career" published in 2001. He died because of a brain hemorrhage at Brigham and Women's Hospital in Boston. (bio by: Lucy & Chris) 
Christ Church Cemetery
Suffolk County
Massachusetts, USA
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: Lucy & Chris
Record added: Jan 21, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 103872311
Joseph E. Murray
Added by: Lucy & Chris
Joseph E. Murray
Added by: Lucy & Chris
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

- In Memory of You
 Added: Jan. 1, 2017

- poddop
 Added: Nov. 26, 2016

- LawBaby
 Added: Nov. 26, 2014
There are 18 more notes not showing...
Click here to view all notes...
Do you have a photo to add? Click here
How famous was this person?
Current ranking for this person: (4.0 after 24 votes)

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service