Ruth L. Kirschstein

Ruth L. Kirschstein bio

Birth Name: Ruth L. Kirschstein

Occupation: Pathologist

Place Of Birth: New York

Date Of Birth: October 12, 1926

Date Of Death: October 6, 2009

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

Ruth L. Kirschstein was born on the 12th of October, 1926. She was known for being a Pathologist. Pathologist whose research consisted of testing the safety of the polio vaccine. She received superior service awards from both the Department of Health, Education and Welfare and the United States Public Health Service.

Ruth L. Kirschstein was born in New York. She received her medical degree from Tulane University in 1951. She was a member of the American Academy of Arts & Sciences and the acting director of the National Institutes of Health in 1993 and from 2000 to 2002.

Ruth L. Kirschstein was a Libra and was born in the Silent Generation.

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Ruth L. Kirschstein 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.

Ruth L. Kirschstein is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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Ruth L. Kirschstein’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and her father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on Ruth L. Kirschstein’s parents.

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Personal Life

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Ruth L. Kirschstein was born in the Year of the Tiger.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: Ruth L. Kirschstein
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Tuesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: Ruth L. Kirschstein was a Libra. People of this zodiac sign like harmony, gentleness, sharing with others, the outdoors, and dislike violence, injustice, loudmouths, conformity. The strengths of this sign are being cooperative, diplomatic, gracious, fair-minded, social, while weaknesses can be indecisive, holding a grudge and self-pity. The greatest overall compatibility with Libra is Aries and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: Ruth L. Kirschstein was born in the Year of the Tiger. People born under this sign are thought to be brave and independent. They're respected for their deep thoughts and courageous actions, but sometimes show off when accomplishing something.

Ruling Planet: Ruth L. Kirschstein had a ruling planet of Venus and has a ruling planet of Venus and by astrological associations Friday is ruled by Venus. Venus is the planet of love, harmony, money and possessions. Venus is graceful, charming, sensual and social. People who are born with Mars as the ruling planet have beauty, charm and sensuality.

Ruth L. Kirschstein’s birth sign is Libra and she had a ruling planet of Venus.

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