Shumway, Norman

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Shumway, Norman Gender: M
born on 9 February 1923 at 16:00 (= 4:00 PM )
Place Kalamazoo, Michigan, 42n18, 85w35
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Quoted BC/BR
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: CAH
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 20°09' s_mo.18.gif s_sagcol.18.gif 09°44 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 08°21'


American heart surgeon and a pioneer in heart transplant surgery. His original goal was to be an engineer until he served in the U.S. Army in WW II and the USAF Medical corp. 1951-1953. He earned his Ph.D. in 1956 and was head of the cardiovascular surgery division of Stanford's Medical School 1964-1974. In December 1959 he transferred the heart from one dog to another, and continued to perfect the technique from 1960-1967, transferring over 200 hearts in dogs. The first successful human heart transplant was performed by Dr. Christian Barnard on 12/03/1967.

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  • Social : Joined group 1951 (Four years with the USAF Medical Corp)
  • Social : End a program of study 1956 (Received his Ph.D)
  • Work : Begin Major Project December 1959 (Performed his first heart transplant in a dog)
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  • Work : New Job 1964 (Head of cardiovascular surgery, Stanford Med. School)

Source Notes

Contemporary American Horoscopes


  • Traits : Mind : Education extensive (Ph. D.)
  • Vocation : Medical : Physician (Heart surgeon)
  • Vocation : Medical : Surgeon (Head of cardiovascular surgery)
  • Vocation : Medical : Veterinarian (Heart transplants in over 200 dogs)
  • Vocation : Military : Combat (WW II)
  • Vocation : Military : Military career (Medical Corp)