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Charles R. Drew

Surgeon and Medical Researcher Charles R. Drew

Profession: Surgeon and Medical Researcher

United States of America

Why Famous: Researched the process of blood transfusion and developed techniques for blood storage including large-scale blood banks early in World War II.

Born: June 3, 1904
Birthplace: Washington, D. C., USA

Generation: Greatest Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dragon
Star Sign: Gemini

Died: April 1, 1950 (aged 45)
Cause of Death: Car accident

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