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Gerty Theresa (Radnitz) Cori (1896 - 1957)

Gerty Theresa Cori formerly Radnitz
Born in Praguemap
Daughter of and [mother unknown]
Wife of — married 5 Aug 1920 [location unknown]
Mother of [private son (1930s - unknown)]
Died in Glendale, Missourimap
Profile last modified | Created 21 Nov 2015 | Last significant change: 4 Jul 2020
19:33: Alex McHugh added Hilda Auguste Radnitz (abt.1900-abt.1950) as sibling for Gerty Theresa (Radnitz) Cori (1896-1957). [Thank Alex for this]
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Gerty (Radnitz) Cori is Notable.

A Czech-American biochemist, she was the first american woman to win a Nobel Prize in science and the first woman to be awarded the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine.

Born to Otto Radnitz and his wife Martha.[1]




"United States Census, 1930", database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 November 2015), Gerty F Cori in entry for Carl F Cori, 1930.

"United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 November 2015), Gerty J Cori in household of Carl F Cori, Tract SLC65, Glendale, Clayton Township, St. Louis, Missouri, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 95-56, sheet 7B, family 181, NARA digital publication T627 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012), roll 2148.


"New York Passenger Arrival Lists (Ellis Island), 1892-1924," database, FamilySearch ( : accessed 21 November 2015), Gerty Cori, 04 Jun 1922; citing departure port Hamburg, arrival port New York, ship name Hansa, NARA microfilm publication T715 and M237 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).

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Gerty is 24 degrees from Mary McCauley, 32 degrees from B. W. J. Molier and 20 degrees from Henry VIII of England on our single family tree. Login to find your connection.

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