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George Hoyt Whipple

George Hoyt Whipple

Male 1878 - 1976  (97 years)

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  • Name George Hoyt Whipple 
    Born 28 Aug 1878  Ashland, Grafton, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 1 Feb 1976  Rochester, Monroe, New York Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I7598  Whipple Descendants
    Last Modified 18 Nov 2009 

    Father Ashley Cooper Whipple, Dr.,   b. 4 Feb 1852, New London, Merrimack, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Apr 1880, Ashland, Grafton, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 28 years) 
    Mother Frances Anna Hoyt,   b. 15 Jun 1857, Ashland, Grafton, New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1904  (Age 46 years) 
    Married 24 Dec 1876  , , New Hampshire Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F4230  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Katharine Ball Waring,   b. Abt 1885, Charleston, Charleston, South Carolina Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 24 Jun 1914 
    Children 
     1. George Hoyt Whipple, Jr.
     2. Barbara Whipple
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2018 
    Family ID F4234  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Aug 1878 - Ashland, Grafton, New Hampshire Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1 Feb 1976 - Rochester, Monroe, New York Link to Google Earth
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    George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)
    George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)
    Sign near the birthplace of George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)
    Sign near the birthplace of George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)
    Birthplace of George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)
    Birthplace of George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976)
    George Hoyt Whipple (1878-1976), who received the 1934 Nobel Prize for Medicine, was born in Ashland, New Hampshire, in the home pictured above. The home is now the Whipple House Museum, operated by the Ashland Historical Society, Ashland, NH 03217.

  • Notes 
    • !SOURCE: A Partial list of the Descendents of Matthew Whipple, the Elder, of Bocking, Essex County, England / Compiled from Divers Sources by Henry Burdette Whipple (High Point, North Carolina, 1965-1969), 2:113, 114.

      !HONORS: Received the Nobel Prize in 1934 (jointly with George Minot and William P. Murphey of Harvard) for the discovery that liver is curative in pernicious anemia.

      !HONORS: In 1963, received from President John F. Kennedy the Distinguished Federal Civilian Service Award.

      !HONORS: In 1921 he was at the University of Rochester, New York, as Dean and organizer of the new medical school there.

      !RESIDENCES: Rochester, N.Y. (1969)

      !SOURCE: Email from Blaine Whipple 2 Feb 1998.

      !SOURCE: Blaine Whipple, 15 Generations of Whipples: Descendants of Matthew Whipple of Ipswich, Massachusetts, Abt 1590-1647: An American Story (Baltimore, MD: Gateway Press, 2007), 3:G961-G964.


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