Henry Heimlich cause of death

Henry Heimlich's Death

Born (Birthday) February 3, 1920

Death Date December 17, 2016

Age of Death 96 years

Cause of Death Heart Attack

Profession Doctor

The doctor Henry Heimlich died at the age of 96. Here is all you want to know and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American doctor who became known for inventing the Heimlich Maneuver.

He graduated from Cornell University in 1941 with his B.A., and earned an M.D. in 1943 from Weill Cornell Medical College.

In 1963, he created a chest drainage flutter valve that allows air and blood to drain from a collapsed lung.

Personal Life

His parents were Philip and Mary Heimlich. He married Jane Heimlich and he had two sons and two daughters.

He was the uncle of actor Anson Williams who played the role of Warren Weber on the television show Happy Days.

How did Henry Heimlich die?

A statement from his family said Heimlich died at The Christ Hospital on December 17, 2016, after complications from a heart attack in his home in Hyde Park, Cincinnati, on December 12.