Dr Louis Agassiz Shaw

Dr Louis Agassiz Shaw

Birth
Chestnut Hill, Middlesex County, Massachusetts, USA
Death 27 Aug 1940 (aged 53)
Boston, Suffolk County, Massachusetts, USA
Burial Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA
Memorial ID 192415943 · View Source
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Physician. He was co-inventor, along with his colleague, Phillip Drinker at the Harvard School of Public Health, where they were both professors of industrial hygiene, of the negative pressure ventilator that came to be popularly known as the Iron Lung. He was the husband of Joanne Bird.


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  • Created by: Bob on Gallows Hill
  • Added: 20 Aug 2018
  • Find a Grave Memorial 192415943
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Dr Louis Agassiz Shaw (25 Sep 1886–27 Aug 1940), Find a Grave Memorial no. 192415943, citing Harmony Grove Cemetery, Salem, Essex County, Massachusetts, USA ; Maintained by Bob on Gallows Hill (contributor 46630279) .