Thomas Morgan

Thomas Hunt Morgan (1866 - 1945)

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Thomas Hunt Morgan
Born in Lexington, Fayette, Kentucky, United Statesmap
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Husband of — married [location unknown]
Died in Los Angeles, California, United Statesmap
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Profile last modified | Created 6 Oct 2016 | Last significant change: 30 Oct 2018
16:31: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Thomas Morgan. [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: Nobel Laureates of the 20th Century | American Notables.

Thomas Morgan is Notable.

Biography

Awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology in 1933 for his work in genetics. The units of genetic distance, the morgan and the centimorgan, are named after him.

He had some distinguished ancestors:

He and Tennessee Williams are third cousins, 1x removed.

Sources

  • [1] Biography at Wikipedia
  • [2] The Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1933 - Thomas H. Morgan (biography)


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Thomas Hunt Morgan
Thomas Hunt Morgan

Diagram explaining centimorgans
Diagram explaining centimorgans

Collaboration

Thomas is 19 degrees from Claude Monet, 16 degrees from Gigi Tanksley and 13 degrees from Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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