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Thomas Earl Starzl (1926 - 2017)

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Dr. Thomas Earl Starzl
Born in Le Mars, Plymouth, Iowa, United Statesmap
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[children unknown]
Died in Pittsburgh, Allegheny, Pennsylvania, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 6 Mar 2017 | Last significant change: 20 Nov 2018
17:03: Nicolas LaPointe edited the Biography for Thomas Starzl. [Thank Nicolas for this]
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Categories: Le Mars, Iowa | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Surgeons | Unconnected Notables of the United States of America | American Notables.


Thomas Starzl is Notable.

Thomas Earl Starzl was born in Le Mars, Iowa on March 11, 1926[1]. He was the son of Roman Starzl and Anna Fitzgerald.

At the time of the 1940 U.S. Census, Roman F, Anna Laura, John F, Thomas E, Nancy Annie, and Margaret R Starzl were listed as living in Le Mars[2].

Thomas developed the procedure for liver transplants.

Thomas died at home in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania on March 4, 2017.


  1. "Iowa, County Births, 1880-1935," database, FamilySearch ( : 20 May 2016), Thomas Earl Starzl, 11 Mar 1926; citing LeMars, Plymouth, Iowa, United States; county district courts, Iowa; FHL microfilm 1,412,134.
  2. "United States Census, 1940," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 13 March 2017), Thomas E Starzl in household of Roman F Starzl, Ward 2, Le Mars, Le Mars Township, Plymouth, Iowa, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 75-17, sheet 3B, line 67, family 66, Sixteenth Census of the United States, 1940, NARA digital publication T627. Records of the Bureau of the Census, 1790 - 2007, RG 29. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 2012, roll 1190.

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