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Virginia Apgar Biography, Age, Death, Height, Weight, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 7, 2018

Short Biography

Virginia Apgar was born on 07-06-1909 in Westfield in the state of New Jersey, United States. She was an American Anesthesiologist, Pediatrician, Physician, Researcher, Doctor, Scientist, Inventor & Author. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Virginia Apgar died on 07-08-1974 in Columbia University Medical Center, Manhattan, New York City in the state of New York, United States. She died due to liver cirrhosis at the age of 65.

DEATHDAY 7 August,1974 (Wednesday)
DEATH PLACE Manhattan, New York City, New York

Virginia Apgar Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Charles Emory Apgar (father) and Helen May Apgar (mother). Her father was an executive in Insurance Sector and her mother was a clerk. She had two siblings. She never married till her death.

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Body Measurements

Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Black
Hair Colour Black

Personal Info

Home Town Westfield
Nationality American
Address New York City, New York, United States
School Westfield High School, Virginia, United States
College Mount Holyoke College, South Hadley, Massachusetts
Vagelos College of Physicians and Surgeons, Manhattan
Qualification Doctorate
Marital Status Unmarried

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Virginia Apgar

  • She is the author of a pocketbook named "Is My Baby All Right? A Guide to Birth Defects". She wrote this book along with author Joan Beck which was published in 1972.
  • On her 109th birthday i.e. 7th June 2018, Google honours her by a doodle.

Virginia Apgar Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Virginia Apgar was 65 years 2 months & 0 day old age.