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Dr Barbara McClintock
Birth: Jun. 16, 1902
East Hartford
Hartford County
Connecticut, USA
Death: Sep. 2, 1992
Huntington
Suffolk County
New York, USA

Scientist, Nobel Prize Recipient. She was acclaimed for her work in the field of genetics. Her work included the study of DNA replication in maize. She used indian corn as a speciman and was very successful in her efforts. She received her doctorate from Cornell University. She has been president of the American Genetics Society from 1939 to 1945. She led efforts to help out the scientific efforts during World War II. She received the Presidential Award for Scientific Achievement from President Harry Truman in 1946. McClintock will be remembered for her unselfish efforts in the world of science. She won the Nobel Prize for Medicine in 1983 for her studies in DNA replication. (bio by: John Baumer) 
 
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 Parents:
  Thomas Henry McClintock (1876 - 1960)
  Sara Ryder Handy McClintock (1875 - 1963)
 
Burial:
Cremated, Ashes scattered.
 
Maintained by: Find A Grave
Originally Created by: John Baumer
Record added: Jul 15, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7687923
Dr Barbara McClintock
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Dr Barbara McClintock
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Dr Barbara McClintock
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