Jesse Leonard Steinfeld

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Jesse Leonard Steinfeld
Jesse Leonard Steinfeld, photo portrait as surgeon general.jpg
11th Surgeon General of the United States
In office
18 December 1969 – 30 June 1973
President Richard M. Nixon
Preceded by William H. Stewart
Succeeded by Julius B. Richmond
Personal details
Born (1927-01-06)6 January 1927
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 5 August 2014(2014-08-05) (aged 87)
Pomona, California, USA
Political party Republican
Children Susan Steinfeld
Alma mater University of Pittsburgh,
Case Western Reserve University

Jesse Leonard Steinfeld (6 January 1927 – 5 August 2014) was an American physician and public health official. He was appointed the eleventh Surgeon General of the United States from 1969 to 1973.

Steinfeld died on 5 August 2014 from complications from a stroke in Pomona, California, aged 87.[1]

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