Walter Reed

About Walter Reed

Birth Day: September 13, 1851
Birth Place: Virginia
Died On: Nov 22, 1902 (age 51)
Birth Sign: Virgo

Walter Reed Net Worth

Walter Reed was bornon September 13, 1851 in Virginia. American physician who worked for the U.S. Army and discovered that yellow fever was a mosquito-borne illness.
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💰 Net worth: 85 Million

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About

American physician who worked for the U.S. Army and discovered that yellow fever was a mosquito-borne illness.

Before Fame

He received his medical degree from the University of Virginia when he was eighteen years old.

Trivia

His medical team's yellow fever discovery allowed for the control of the disease and paved the way for the completion of construction on the Panama Canal.

Family Life

He married Emily Lawrence in 1876. The couple became parents to two biological children as well as an adopted Native American daughter.

Associated With

Scientist Robert Koch was responsible for some of the advances in bacteriology research that allowed Reed's team to investigate the transmission, prevention, and treatment of yellow fever.