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
PresidentRichard M. Nixon
Preceded byWilliam H. Stewart
Succeeded byJulius B. Richmond
Personal details
Born(1927-01-06)6 January 1927
Aliquippa, Pennsylvania, USA
Died5 August 2014(2014-08-05) (aged 87)
Pomona, California, USA
Political partyRepublican
ChildrenSusan Steinfeld
Alma materUniversity 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]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Surgeon general who fought tobacco dies at 87". Heraldnet.com. Retrieved 6 August 2014.

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