Norman Shumway

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Birth Name: Norman Shumway

Occupation: Doctor

Place Of Birth: Michigan

Date Of Birth: February 9, 1923

Date Of Death: February 10, 2006

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: Not available

Norman Shumway was born on the 9th of February, 1923. He was best known for being a Doctor. Pioneer of heart transplant surgery who refined a procedure to stop the body from rejecting the transplant.

Norman Shumway was born in Michigan. After being drafted into the army, he studied engineering, though later switched to medicine at Vanderbilt University. His first successful heart transplant, performed in Stanford on a South African surgeon, became the world’s first successful transplant and opened many possibilities for future doctors.

Norman Shumway was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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Norman Shumway was born in 1920s. The 1920s represented an era of change and growth. The decade was one of learning and exploration. The economic boom and the Jazz Age were over, and America began the period called the Great Depression. Discover what happened on this day.

Norman Shumway is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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Norman Shumway’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Norman Shumway’s parents.

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Norman Shumway was born in the Year of the Pig.

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REAL NAME: Norman Shumway
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius



Zodiac Sign: Norman Shumway was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Norman Shumway was born in the Year of the Rabbit. People born under this sign are nice and good-mannered. They're always forgiving of other people's mistakes, which at times can translate to naivete and gullibility.

Ruling Planet: Norman Shumway had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

Norman Shumway’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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