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Kevorkian, Jack

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Personal name headingKevorkian, Jack
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Variant(s)Kevorkian, Jacob
Kevorkian, Murad
Dr. Death
Birth date19280526
Death date20110603
Place of birthPontiac, Mich.
Place of deathRoyal Oak, Mich.
Field of activityJazz musician Painter
Profession or occupationPathologist Activist
Found inThe story of dissection, c1959.
Washington post WWW site, June 3, 2011 (Jack Kevorkian; b. May 28, 1928, Pontiac, Mich.; d. Friday [June 3, 2011], Detroit area, at 83; former pathologist; known as "Dr. Death" for his lifelong crusade to legalize physician-assisted suicide)
Wikipedia, June 6,2011 (Jack Kevorkian; Jacob "Jack" Kevorkian; b. May 26, 1928 in Pontiac, Mich.; d. June 3, 2011 in Royal Oak, Mich.; an Armenian American pathologist, assisted suicide activist, painter, composer and instrumentalist. He is best known for publicly championing a terminal patient's right to die via physician-assisted suicide)
New York times, June 4, 2011 (Jack Kevorkian; b. Murad Kevorkian, May 26, 1928, Pontiac, Mich.; d. Friday [June 3, 2011], Royal Oak, Mich, aged 83; the medical pathologist who willfully helped dozens of terminally ill people end their lives, becoming the central figure in a national drama surrounding assisted suicide)
Associated languageeng