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date: 12 November 2019

Kendrick, Pearl L.locked

(24 Aug. 1890–8 Oct. 1980)
  • Carolyn Shapiro-Shapin

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Kendrick, Pearl L. (24 Aug. 1890–8 Oct. 1980), public health leader and bacteriologist known for developing the whooping cough vaccine, was born in Wheaton, Illinois, the middle child of Milton H. Kendrick and Ella Shaver Kendrick. Her father, a Protestant clergyman, moved his family from Illinois to Utica, New York, and later to Herkimer, New York....

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