Florence Rena Sabin

Florence Rena Sabin

Birth
Central City, Gilpin County, Colorado, USA
Death 3 Oct 1953 (aged 81)
Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Burial Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA
Plot Mausoleum, Chapel Floor,  Section 1058 Tier Column D
Memorial ID 6653144 · View Source
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Scientist. A prominent anatomist, she conducted research at Johns Hopkins University and published "An Atlas of Medulla and Midbrain". She was the first woman elected president of the American Association of Anatomists (1924), as well as the first woman elected to the Natinal Academy of Sciences (1925). From 1925 to 1938 she conducted research on tuberculosis at Rockefeller University. Her statue was placed by the state of Colorado in Statuary Hall in the United States Capitol in Washington DC.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Originally Created by: Garver Graver
  • Added: 1 Aug 2002
  • Find a Grave Memorial 6653144
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Florence Rena Sabin (9 Nov 1871–3 Oct 1953), Find a Grave Memorial no. 6653144, citing Fairmount Cemetery, Denver, Denver County, Colorado, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .