James Ewing’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

December 25, 1866

Death Date

May 16, 1943

Age of Death

76 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

New York, New York, United States



The pathologist James Ewing died at the age of 76. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Pathologist who is credited with discovering a type of bone tumor which is now known as Ewing’s sarcoma. He was also the first Professor of pathology at Cornell University.

He attended Amherst College and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of New York.

Although he discovered a cancer of the tissue he himself died from bladder cancer at the age of 76.

He grew up in Pittsburgh.

He and fellow pathologist Thomas Hodgkin were both active in the 19th century.