Oswald Avery’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 21, 1877

Death Date

Feb 20, 1955

Age of Death

77 years

Cause of Death

Pancreatic Cancer

Place of Death

Feb 20, 1955



The doctor Oswald Avery died at the age of 77. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American physician best known for identifying DNA as the material that made up genes and chromosomes (the Avery–MacLeod–McCarty experiment).

He never married, but lived for thirty five years with friend and colleague, immunologist Alphonse Dochez.