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Christine Jorgensen

Christine JorgensenAKA George William Jorgensen, Jr.

Born: 30-May-1926
Birthplace: Bronx, NY
Died: 3-May-1989
Location of death: San Clemente, CA [1]
Cause of death: Cancer - Lung
Remains: Cremated (ashes scattered off Dana Point, CA)

Gender: Transgender
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Photographer

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: First successful surgical transsexual

Military service: US Army (1945-46)


[1] San Clemente General Hospital, San Clemente, CA.

Father: George William Jorgensen, Sr. (d. 1967)
Mother: Florence Davis Hansen Jorgensen (d. 1967)

    High School: Christopher Columbus High School, Bronx, NY (1945)

    Sex Change Operation Male to female, Copenhagen, Denmark (Dec-1952)
    Danish Ancestry

Author of books:
Christine Jorgensen: A Personal Autobiography (1967, memoir)



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